Facebook Messenger unveils new features called “Shortcuts”

The popular messaging app Facebook Messenger has unveiled a new set of features called Shortcuts, using the commands found in the messaging service. According to the platform, users of Android, iOS and Android smartphones can now issue commands in the chat window to perform various tasks, and GIFs and ASCII codes can also be sent […]

Messenger launches new features to improve chat performance

date of publication: March 30, 2022 1:43 GMT Update date: March 30, 2022 2:05 GMT Facebook’s messaging application, Messenger, has released a new set of features called “Shortcuts”, using commands in the messaging service, with the aim of improving chat performance more broadly. And the American company “Meta” – the owner of the application – […]

RKN demanded that Telegram remove bots for collecting data on the Russian military

Roskomnadzor demanded that the Telegram messenger remove bots that collect information about Russian servicemen participating in a special operation in Ukraine. This is stated in the message of the department. “The creators of such resources, as a rule, are aimed at collecting reliable data about military personnel and members of their families, cynically playing on […]

Durov explained interruptions in the work of Telegram with an “unprecedented load”

Telegram co-founder Pavel Durov said that temporary interruptions in the work of the messenger are associated with an “unprecedented load” on the European cluster amid the events in Ukraine. “Due to today’s events, the European Telegram cluster is facing an unprecedented load. As a result, some users may experience intermittent short-term outages in a number […]

The German Ministry of Justice launched an investigation into Telegram

The attack on Telegram in Germany can be called layered. Last week, the German Federal Criminal Office (BKA) set up a task force on Telegram to improve the ability to investigate offenses using the messenger. On January 12, German Interior Minister Nancy Feser, in an interview with Die Zeit, indicated that Telegram is being used […]

Brazil is considering a ban on Telegram

The Brazilian authorities are considering the possibility of banning the work of the Telegram messenger in the country on the eve of the general elections. This is reported by the newspaper Valor Economico, citing informed sources. Such measures are considered by the authorities as a fight against the spread of misinformation and fake news. The […]

German Interior Minister admitted blocking Telegram in the country

German Interior Minister Nancy Feser allowed the blocking of the Telegram messenger in the country due to new legislation, according to which social networks must report illegal content to the authorities. “We are a state governed by the rule of law, but we also cannot rule out this (blocking. – Ed.). Blocking would be a […]