WhatsApp vs Telegram: Which chat app is better?
By: FE Online | Published: July 23, 2019 7:51:29 PM
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Jelas sekali bahawa kedua-dua Telegram dan WhasApp mempunyai sikap yang berbeza di privasi dan data pengguna .
Walau bagaimanapun, Kedua-dua WhatsApp dan Telegram mempunyai banyak ciri yang serupa seperti paparan gambar dalam gambar, sokongan untuk sticker, selain daripada ciri mesej asas, tetapi pada masa yang sama, kedua-duanya mempunyai ciri-ciri yang berbeza juga.
So, the differences will be highlighted so that users have more clarity and choose what would fit them better as their messaging service.
In 2009, the former employees of Yahoo!, Brian Acton and Jan Koum came together to incorporate WhatsApp. It is quite ironic to note that both Koum and Acton rejected by Facebook which later acquired WhatsApp for $19 billion in 2014.
A few years later, Telegram came into being in 2013 by brothers Nikolai and Pavel Durov, who had earlier founded the popular Russian social network VK. They had to leave the company after it was acquired by Mail.ru Group.
How is Telegram a better bet than WhatsApp
This end-to-end encryption chat feature allows users to set a timer on messages to self-destruct after a specified time. Users also get notifications for screenshots taken and the secret chat can’t be forwarded.
Unique to Telegram, Bots are a program based on AI and machine learning which can perform various tasks. For instance, an image bot can get images from a name. There are many types of bots with Image bot, gif bot and sticker bot as few of the most popular ones.
Telegram’s cloud storage allows images, text messages, media files and documents to be saved on their cloud wherein users can also log out and log in so backup and restore is not a cause of worry for the users.
Ensuring the privacy of user’s contact number, with public username, users are allowed to chat with others on telegram even they don’t have the contact number of the others.
Super Groups and Channels
While groups is to WhatsApp, a channel is to Telegram, however, channels can have an unlimited number of members. The creator of the channel operates as an admin who can take decisions on which users can post and other members can view the posts on channels.
Unlike WhatsApp which needs the mobile app to run, Telegram has independent apps for all platforms in the offering.
Telegram’s media compression also lets users to choose if they want to compress the image and video or simply send the uncompressed version.
Now, the latest version of telegram comes with voice calls.
File sharing of up to 1.5GB
Telegram users can send any type of file via Telegram up to 1.5GB. WhatsApp, on the other hand, restricts video, images and document type files.
Telegram can log in to their account on multiple devices at the same time and receive messages on every device. The feature also allows users to remember their sessions and on even browser as well.
How is WhatsApp better than Telegram?
In 2018, WhatsApp said it had 1.5 billion active users whereas in the same year Telegram reportedly had 200 million monthly active users which is quite less than the number of users that are served by WhatsApp. This more or less means that your friend is more likely to have WhatsApp rather than Telegram.
End to end encryption everywhere
Whatsapp introduced end to end encryption for all chats whereas Telegram uses it just for its secret chat.
Voice & video calls
Whatsapp supports voice as well as video calls.
Delivery and read notification
Whatsapp lets the sender know about the delivery and message read status by the other user.
WhatsApp or Telegram?
So, to summarise, WhatsApp has group video calls, greater user base, End-to-end encryption everywhere, however it lags behind with features such as limited file sharing and cloud storage
Telegram, on the other hand, various bots, file sharing, platform compatibility and privacy, however, it lags behind no video calls support and smaller user base. WhatsApp or Telegram? You can now take your pick!
TELEGRAM vs WASAP
- SUPER GROUP
- PRIVATE CHAT
- CONTACT CHAT
- PUBLIC CHAT
- CLOUD FILES
- ADMIN RIGHTS
- VIDEO SHARE QUALITY
TELEGRAM vs FESBUK
- CHANNEL & PAGE