Big internet companies like Facebook or Google have effectively hijacked the privacy discourse in the recent years.Their marketers managed to convince the public that the most important things about privacy are superficial tools that allow hiding your public posts or your profile pictures from the people around you.To make Telegram possible, Nikolai developed a unique custom data protocol, which is open, secure and optimized for work with multiple data-centers.
If Telegram runs out, we will introduce non-essential paid options to support the infrastructure and finance developer salaries.
But making profits will never be an end-goal for Telegram.
Telegram is for everyone who wants fast and reliable messaging and calls.
Business users and small teams may like the large groups, usernames, desktop apps and powerful file sharing options.
We’re currently happy with Dubai, although are ready to relocate again if local regulations change. We believe in fast and secure messaging that is also 100% free.
Pavel Durov, who shares our vision, supplied Telegram with a generous donation, so we have quite enough money for the time being.As a result, Telegram is like SMS and email combined — and can take care of all your personal or business messaging needs.In addition to this, we support end-to-end encrypted voice calls.And if you don't want to store all that data on your device, you can always keep it in the cloud.Thanks to our multi-data center infrastructure and encryption, Telegram is faster and way more secure.You can also use Telegram's web version or install one of our desktop apps for Windows, OSX, and Linux.