Telegram introduced its Tales function final month. Nonetheless, on the time, the function was obtainable solely to Telegram Premium subscribers. Now, virtually a month later, the corporate has introduced that it’s rolling out Tales to all its customers throughout the globally.
Telegram, in a weblog publish wrote that Tales are displayed in an expandable part on the prime of the display, which is able to allow customers to see the total size of their chat record and folders. The corporate additionally mentioned that when viewing a narrative, customers can shortly faucet to share, reply privately, or react and that by default, customers will see tales from all their contacts on their dwelling web page the place they may also have the ability to cover tales from particular contacts by sending them to their archived chats.
Along with opening up Tales to all customers, the corporate has introduced a bunch of latest options for Tales, making it one in every of its greatest updates thus far. Curiously, the announcement comes because the messaging platform turns 10.
“Right this moment’s gradual roll-out of tales for all customers marks the start of this new stage within the historical past of Telegram. Whereas this previous decade was thrilling, the subsequent 10 years would be the time when Telegram reaches its true potential,” Telegram founder Pavel Durov wrote in a publish on his official Telegram channel.
So, what’s new on Telegram? Rather a lot!
Right here’s the detailed record:
What’s new on Telegram?
Twin Digital camera Mode
Telegram Tales can now use a smartphone’s entrance and rear cameras concurrently to seize or document a scene from totally different angles.
Add places and stickers
Customers can add textual content, drawings, stickers or tag their location of their tales. Tales additionally helps captions with an extended textual content description.
Extra privateness controls
With this replace, customers will get entry to extra granular privateness controls. Telegram says that when posting a narrative, customers can now choose from 4 privateness settings: Everybody, My Contacts, Shut Buddies and Chosen Contacts. Every choice may be utterly customised and customers can even choose a listing of customers who won’t ever see their story ever.
Tales in Profiles
In contrast to Tales on different platforms comparable to Instagram and Fb, Tales on Telegram can final for as much as 48 hours. Customers can choose from six hours, 12 hours, 24 hours or 48 hours choices. Customers can even publish them to their profiles, organized in a grid — the place each previous contacts and new connections can see their spotlight reel for so long as they need.
Telegram says that for the primary time within the historical past of social media, customers can replace any component of their story at any time. Which means that customers can change its visibility, caption, on-screen textual content, or stickers with out having to delete and repost it from scratch.
Telegram has additionally rolled out a Stealth Mode for Tales. This function lets customers erase their views from any tales that they opened prior to now 5 minutes and conceal what they view for subsequent 25 minutes. Nonetheless, this function is out there just for Premium members.
Easy methods to allow: Open any story, faucet Menu iOS or Menu Android and choose ‘Stealth Mode’.