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Telegram Founder: The app ranks second in the world in messaging

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Telegram founder Pavel Durov said that Telegram’s messaging app has overtaken Messenger (Facebook) over the past five years to become the second in the world after WhatsApp, noting that the difference is shrinking every year.

Durov wrote on his Telegram channel: “Over the past five years, Telegram has managed to overtake Messenger (Facebook) and become the most popular messaging app. year. So it’s not surprising that our competitors are worried.”

Durov based his words on data from Fortune magazine. In 2018, Telegram accounted for 5 percent of the messaging app market, and Messenger (Facebook) for 43 percent, she said. In 2022, Telegram will account for 31 percent, and Messenger (Facebook) for 21 percent. On the other hand, WhatsApp accounted for 51 percent of the market in 2018 and 44 percent in 2022.

Source: RIA Novosti

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