Dubai-based Telegram is a cloud-based instant messaging service (IMS). It is positioned as an alternative to popular IMS WhatsApp (which was acquired by Facebook for US$19 billion), with a special focus on security and speed.
In the crypto world, Telegram is a popular site. Many blockchain startups host their ICO and community chats on the medium, having moved away from once-popular apps like Rocket Chat and Discord.
Telegram has arguably seen more active blockchain activity on the entire internet, save for Reddit and Bitcointalk.
Take a look at the Telegram account of your average – albeit serious – crypto investor, and you’re bound to find at least half a dozen startup groups in the blockchain space.
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