Giveaways in Channels and Free Premium
Channel owners can now launch Giveaways to randomly distribute prizes among their followers. This is great if you want to promote your channel, get new subscribers or reward existing ones.
With this update, each Premium account receives more boosts – users who pay for their own subscription have 4 boosts.
If you gift Premium to someone, they will receive 1 boost, and you get 3 more. If you win Premium in a giveaway, your 4 boosts automatically go to the host channel.
For all the changes in the October update, like Quote Formatting for text, Fast Forward and Rewind for Stories, an adjustable Front Camera Flash and more – check out the full blog:
Replies 2.0, Adjustable Link Previews, Name Colors and More
Today's update lets you quote specific parts of messages when replying, send your replies to other chats, add quote formatting to any text, configure link previews, choose a color for your account, and much more.
For all of the changes in the September update, like new login alerts, dozens of bug fixes and increased performance on Android – check out the full blog:
Stories in Channels, View-Once Media and More
Channels can start posting stories thanks to a new boost system. Stories now have reaction stickers and the option to add your own music. We've also added a View Once setting to self-destructing media, better login alerts, and several stories with cats wearing…
For all the features from this update, like flexible settings for who can view your story, detailed view statistics, and 10 Years of Telegram, read our full blog post:
Stories and 10 Years of Telegram
In this update, we launch Stories – with a unique dual camera mode, granular privacy settings, flexible duration options and much more.
For all of the changes in the April update, like read time in topics, creating groups without members, new ways to buy Telegram Premium, plus improved interfaces and new animations – check out our full blog:
Shareable Chat Folders, Custom Wallpapers and More
This update lets users share entire chat folders with one link, create custom wallpapers for individual chats, use web apps in any chat and more.