Telegram latest update allows users to conduct one-on-one video calls for Android and IOS. the video calls are protected with end-to-end encryption so that users can do live chat without any security issues. Along with, Telegram revealed a batch of animated versions of generally used emojis for all users to celebrate its seven-year anniversary.
Telegram Latest Update brings Video Calling Feature
Telegram has finally rolled out the one-on-one video call features for all of its users on the occasion of its seventh anniversary on August 14, saying that “this year had highlighted the need for face-to-face communication”.
According to Telegram latest update, App users can easily start a video call by clicking on the call button on the contact’s profile page. To confirm end-to-end encryption, users can check if the four emojis visible on-screen for them and their chat partner’s match. If yes, the call is fully secured. The video call feature also supports picture-in-picture mode that means users can scroll through chats on Telegram and do multitasking while on a call.
Telegram started its journey back in 2013 and now it had now grown into a platform that has over 400 million users and becomes one of the top 10 most-downloaded apps. Introducing the video call feature will definitely put Telegram a step closer to its competitors like WhatsApp and Viber.
Apart from one-on-one video calls, the company will also be launching group video calls in a couple of months. The beta version of Telegram already offering the group video calling feature. So, If any want to test beta version features of the App, then they have to just download the version 0.7 beta or newer of the app from Microsoft’s App Center platform. What are your thoughts on telegram latest update of video calling feature, which App will you prefer for video calling (Whatsapp or Telegram)? Let me know in the comment section.