Telegram to offer Video Calls soon
The COVID-19 Pandemic has forced us to rely on Video calls in order to communicate with our friends and family. Apps like WhatsApp, Zoom, Google meet etc are becoming popular during this critical period for it's improved services. Telegram also announced in it's blog post that it will offer secure Video calls to the users.
The Company blog post states that " The current global lockdown highlighted the need for a trust video communication tool. Video call in 2020 are much like messaging in 2013. There are app that are either secure or usable, but not both. We'd like to fix that, and we will focus on bringing you secure group video calls in 2020."
The App like Zoom, who is facing pressure to fix it's several privacy issues, Telegram certainly responded at the right time with it's announcement. Though, Zoom has promised to fix the issues but it is currently facing criticism from it's rivals and others.
With 400 million monthly users from 300 million users a year ago, Telegram appears to take this number on another level with the announcement of offering Video calling to the users. There is still no indication when the feature will be added to the App but it is sure that it's arriving soon.