Telegram now has 500 million active users. This is because in the last 72 hours there were 25 million new users of Telegram.
This was announced directly by Telegram in its encrypted messaging app. Compare with 2020, where the addition of new Telegram users reached 1.5 million per day. This addition is quite significant.
In his post, Telegram founder Pavel Durov said 38% of new users came from the US, 27% from Europe, 21% from Latin America and 8% from the Middle East.
“People no longer want to trade their privacy for free services. They no longer want to be held hostage by tech monopolies who seem to think they can do anything as long as their application has a large number of users,” wrote Pavel Durov
“With half a billion active users and growing growth. fast, Telegram has become the greatest sanctuary for those seeking a communication platform committed to privacy and security. We take this responsibility very seriously. We will not let you down. ”
Another thing is due to the shutdown of the various Parler message applications. This application was disabled because it was used by supporters of President Donald Trump in the siege of the US Parliament building to cancel Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election.