The Cloud based Instant Messaging and file sharing Platform Telegram has finally hit 500 Million active users.
Founded by Russian Brothers Pavel Durov and Nikolai Durov in 2013, who are also the developers and founders of a popular social site VK in Russia, Telegram is freeware social site that provides end to end encrypted messages and video calling services.
It is popular for its file sharing services that allows unlimited sharing of images and videos of up to 2GB in size which can’t be done on other messaging platforms like Facebook Messenger and Whatsapp.
The application is available on Android as Telegram X, iOS, MacOS, Windows OS, Linux and Web platform.
The website is headquartered in London, United Kindom with operational headquarters and servers located in the city of Dubai, UAE.
Telegram is one of the most secure messaging apps and also the 8th most downloaded app in the whole world.