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Telegram crosses 500 million monthly active users; some 25 million joined in last 72 hours

Indian Express | 12/01/2021 10:19 PM | Click to read full article

Instant Messaging service Telegram has crossed 500 million active monthly users. Telegram founder Pavel Durov recently confirmed the fact on his personal Telegram channel (@Durov).

Telegram had always been a growing app among plenty of competitors. Its open-source and Durov also shared the demographics of Telegram’s recently joined users. “These new users came from across the globe – 38% from Asia, 27% from Europe, 21% from Latin America and 8% from MENA,” he added in his post.