WhatsApp competitor receives major update: Telegram 8.0.1 offers these new features
- Telegram released a new update.
- This contains many new functions.
- You can look forward to interactive emojis, among other things.
Not only WhatsApp regularly retrofits new features, but Telegram also receives constant updates. The new version 8.0.1 contains numerous innovations. As the tech blog XDA Developers reports, you can now personalize your chats more. There are eight themes available to choose from.
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Each of these themes offers chat bubbles in different colors, animated backgrounds, and background patterns. New themes will be added over time.
Changes to groups and live streams
The new interactive emojis are now displayed on full screen. Furthermore, the animations and vibrations are played at the same time when the chat is open by both parties.
In group chats, a message is shown as red if at least one member has seen the message. You can also long-tap a message to see who has already read it.
Admins can now also record live streams and video chats. You can choose to save audio only or both audio and video. The recording is saved in the saved messages.
You can check whether the update is already available in this country in the App Store or Google Play.