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Telegram nears 500 million active users; will begin to monetise in 2021
The Hindu Business Line | 24/12/2020 07:56 PM | Click to read full article
As messaging app Telegram approaches 500 million active users, the platform will soon launch its monetizing strategy, its founder Pavel Durov announced on Wednesday.
“For most of Telegram’s history, I paid for the expenses of the company from my personal savings. However, with its current growth Telegram is on track to reach billions of users and to require appropriate funding,” he said.