Telegram is rolling out its newest replace, which options a number of new modifications, together with a brand new fee system, scheduled voice chats, and two — sure, two — new internet variations.
Funds 2.0 is an enchancment to the fee system Telegram had applied again in 2017. It customers to buy from companies and pay them straight from inside the app.
Beginning as we speak, retailers can now natively settle for bank card fee in any chat. This depends on third-party fee suppliers, together with Stripe, Yandex.Cash, Sberbank, Tranzzo, Payme, CLICK, LiqPay, and ECOMMPAY. This function is out there in additional than 200 nations and extra fee suppliers can be added in future.
Telegram proclaims that the fee data stays personal between the person and the fee supplier whereas the transport data is simply shared with the service provider. Telegram takes no fee and shops no fee data.
One other new options is scheduled voice chats. Now, admins of teams or channels can schedule a voice chat and all members of the group can see a countdown to the decision. When the countdown ends, the customers will routinely get a notification that the decision is now dwell.
Voice chats now additionally allow you to increase profile footage and see bios with out leaving voice chat window. You can even change your profile image and edit your bio with out leaving the chat.
Telegram additionally introduced two new internet variations. These really went dwell earlier this month however the firm solely formally introduced them as we speak. Why the 2 variations? Apparently, that they had a contest to construct a simplified model of the web site and so they ended up with two that they actually appreciated in order that they selected each because the winner.
The 2 internet variations — model Okay and model Z — do not really change the present foremost web site, which implies there are actually three internet variations to select from. After all, the Okay and Z variations are designed to be easier so they do not have as many options however they do look a bit extra fashionable. And there’s no useful distinction between them other than the UI, and even that is minor.
There are few different enhancements on the cell apps. Now you can pinch to zoom pictures, movies, and even stickers straight on the timeline with out opening them. You’ll be able to fast-forward or rewind video by double tapping on the facet of the display screen on Android and urgent and holding the +/- 15s button on iOS. The Android app can now be downloaded straight from Telegram web site, which helps you to get the most recent model quicker with out having to attend for Google to approve it for the Play Retailer. The Android app additionally options new animations.