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Telegram exceeded 500 million users, after WhatsApp changes

After WhatsApp will change the terms and conditions of its application, all instant messaging users began to migrate to the APPTelegram, and on Tuesday he managed to reach500 million active users.

In addition, as reported from the platform, only in the last 72 hours more than 25 million people around the world.

38% from Asia, 27% from Europe, 21% from Latin America and 8% from the Middle East and North Africa.

Through a statement, one of the founders of the social network, Pável Dúrov, spread: « It is a significant increase compared to last year, when 1.5 million new users were registered every day. We have had waves of downloads earlier, throughout our 7-year history of protecting user privacy.
But this time it’s different « . « People
you no longer want to trade your privacy for free services. They no longer want to be hostage to technology monopolies that seem to think that they can get away with it as long as their applications have a critical mass of users, « writes the document. In that sense, Dúrov considered that » with 500 million active users and a Accelerated growth,
Telegram became the largest shelter for those looking for a communication platform committed to privacy and security. We take this responsibility very seriously.
We won’t let you down. « 

« Those of you who have used Telegram for the past few years know that we have been consistent both when
it is about defending private data as to improve our applications, « said the businessman.