Sunday, 5 December, 2021

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Telegram rolls out ‘sponsored messages’

Telegram is set to introduce a new ‘sponsored messages’ feature. As per the company, the feature will allow users to promote their channels and bots.

The company says that even with the addition of the new feature, there will still be no ads in chats on Telegram.

Sponsored messages will not appear in your chat list, private chats, or groups as per the company. Telegram has stated that user data will not be used to target ads.

Telegram says sponsored messages will only be shown in large public one-to-many channels, which have more 1000 members, and will be based on topic of the public channels in which they are displayed.

This means that no user data will be analysed to display them. Admins of one-to-many channels on Telegram send promotional messages.