Telegram has turn out to be the primary different to WhatsApp, and though in nations like Spain it’s nonetheless removed from its reputation, the launch of recent features helps quite a bit to draw customers.
Immediately, the corporate based by the Durov brothers has introduced a brand new benefit over WhatsApp and different rivals within the aggressive prompt messaging sector; They’re known as “Funds 2.0”, and it represents a brand new option to pay in chats.
Really, Telegram already allowed cost in chats, however they had been very restricted; solely bot chats provided this chance, and moreover, the method was not very consumer pleasant. It was evident that this performance had been related to Gram, his personal cryptocurrency that he needed to abandon amid authorized controversies.
New funds on Telegram
Now, Telegram seeks to increase this performance to all sorts of retailers, even with out utilizing a bot. The primary benefit, subsequently, is that the brand new funds work in any sort of chat, be it a bot, a private chat or a gaggle.
This enables, for instance, that customers can contact a enterprise instantly and make the cost with out leaving the appliance. In the identical manner, the corporate may contact the shopper with the chat already open; It’s one thing much like what WhatsApp desires to implement, however on this case, the reference to Fb to handle orders and phone clients shouldn’t be vital.
As soon as we’ve got determined what to purchase, we are able to make the cost with our bank card, because of eight built-in cost suppliers; That’s one other distinction, since now we is not going to must enter our bank card data instantly in Telegram. Stripe is a type of secure suppliers that will likely be built-in into the method.
Along with paying the precise quantity of the product, we even have the choice of including a tip in the course of the course of, if we need to assist supply individuals, artists or shops.
Probably the most hanging factor is that, regardless of the whole lot, Telegram has revealed that it’s going to not obtain commissions with these funds. That is as a result of Telegram not handles funds, however the aforementioned suppliers like Stripe; as a consequence, that additionally implies that Telegram is not going to retailer cost information or transactions.
In different phrases, Telegram will turn out to be an middleman, which can join the shopper and the vendor, however from there, the remainder of the work will likely be within the cost supplier. That’s the reason the brand new funds API is open to all retailers, with out the necessity to acquire extra permissions, since no extra information is obtained.
Together with this novelty, Telegram has additionally offered the scheduled voice chats, which permit us to program rooms precisely on the date and time we wish. It will likely be ideally suited for these conditions by which we need to create a room to speak with our associates or household, with out having to start out it on the proper time; we are able to simply schedule it so that everybody is aware of when it can begin. It have to be clarified that when the countdown ends, the chat is not going to begin till “Begin now” is clicked.
New net variations
The Telegram app itself has additionally modified in a few respects. For instance, if we use the net software, we now have two new variations, Telegram Web K Y Telegram Web Z. Each are appropriate with all Telegram functionalities, however have completely different designs and distinctive options.
As well as, it highlights the launch of a ‘new’ Android app, which will be downloaded directly from the Telegram website as a substitute of putting in it from the Play Retailer. On this manner, Google’s guidelines will be skipped, and as a consequence Telegram states that we should always obtain updates extra shortly, since they shouldn’t be reviewed.