WhatsApp’s competitor Telegram has also now stepped up its game, similar to WhatsApp by introducing Stickers, better invitation system and much more. The stickers addition is a norm nowadays with everyone is doing it for more expressive communication via text and Telegram is no different as it has also brought the sticker game.
Now anyone can make and upload stickers, resulting in millions of stickers created each day by its users along with the standard stickers installed on your phone.
Apart from that you can also mark specific stickers as your favorite, and they’ll then sit on top of the sticker panel for instant access, you can access them by tapping the “Star icon” as shown below, giving you quick access during your heated up convos. Also now with the “@” badge, you will be notified when someone in the group chat mentions you.
Moreover, now the stickers also expand over groups now everyone in large groups with a crowd of 100 people can now select an official sticker set for everyone in the circle and after that, it can be used during chats, without the necessity to append it to your panels.
Telegram now also brings “Invite Friends” section now enabled through contacts and also allows you to invite them who aren’t on the messaging service yet. Furthermore, other nifty little things include support for Twitch videos in its internal player, which can also display Picture in Picture mode during chatting with your contacts.
Finally, android gains the ability for the choice of multiple contacts while forwarding messages, on the other side of the spectrum with iOS users now can edit pictures that they’ve copy pasted into their chat before sending them. Another nifty little touch Telegram has the new signal strength indicator is now visible when you make a voice call via it. The Telegram update page also hints for more new features being added soon.