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After mass outage Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp more than three million new users signed up to Telegram. This was announced by the founder of the messenger, Pavel Durov in his Telegram channel on Thursday, March 14.
“Okay. We have a real privacy and unlimited space for everyone,” he wrote.
A source in the Telegram, said to TechCrunch that a record number of new users can be related to problems with competing applications.
Mass failure in the social networks and messengers occurred the evening of March 13. Users complained about the inability to exchange messages and to scroll the news feed and to post. Company representatives later said that the problem is related to incorrectly configured servers.
In Russia, the Telegram is trying to block from April 2018. According to the court decision, due to the failure of the administration service to provide encryption keys to the users correspondence.
Video, photo All from Russia.