Category: Telegram

Telegram Launches Premium Tier Benefits Seeking to Monetize Platform

Telegram Launches Premium Tier Benefits Seeking to Monetize Platform

Popular messaging platform Telegram has announced it is launching a new premium tier of its services as it seeks to monetize a part of its userbase. Reaching more than 700 million active users monthly, the new tier answers to the need of these users for more bandwidth and storage capacity, according to Pavel Durov, CEO […]

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Russian crypto ban proposal draws denunciations from Telegram’s Durov and Navalny’s chief of staff

Russian crypto ban proposal draws denunciations from Telegram’s Durov and Navalny’s chief of staff

Opposition forces in Russia are not pleased with a recent proposal to ban cryptocurrency mining and trading in the country.  In two separate (and lengthy) Telegram posts from January 20 and 22, Leonid Volkov and Pavel Durov denounced the Central Bank of Russia’s proposal.  Durov will be familiar to The Block’s readers as the co-founder […]

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TON Names Andrew Rogozov as Founding Member Heading Product Efforts

The TON Foundation has announced the onboarding of Andrew Rogozov as a founding member. He will oversee Product Efforts at the blockchain project, initially launched by Telegram’s Durov brothers in 2018. Increasing Interaction Between TON and Telegram Likely The Ton Foundation announced a recent press release shared with CryptoPotato. The document informed that Rogozov will […]

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TON’s Journey Isn’t Over Yet, Scores Partnership With Telegram-Verified Payments Bot

Telegram may have abandoned its crypto project, but the token lives on. None other than the CEO of the cloud-based instant messaging service Telegram and the creator of the blockchain project, Pavel Durov, is happy that it’s alive and well. TON blockchain had a rough start, but that might be changing soon. The TON Community […]

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Russian private equity firm sues Telegram over failed TON investment: report

Russian private equity firm sues Telegram over failed TON investment: report

Da Vinci Capital has reportedly filed suit against Telegram in a London court, looking to get back the money its investors had put into GRAM tokens that never launched. In a Monday interview with RBC, Da Vinci’s managing partner Oleg Jelezko said that the firm was suing the messenger app. The suit follows a request […]

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Wallstreetbets Forum Members Targeted by a Crypto Scam That Reportedly Left Over $2M in Losses

The famous Wallstreetbets (WSB) Reddit forum has made headlines again in the cryptocurrency community, but this time around, it’s not because of ban-related topics or endorsements on a digital asset. Some WSB members reportedly fell into a crypto scam which has left people with millions of dollars in losses. Fraudsters Promoted a Fake Coin Named […]

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After failed token sale and $1B bond offering, Telegram is reportedly eyeing an IPO

Encrypted messaging app Telegram is reportedly looking to go public.  Citing unnamed sources involved in the process, Russian news outlet Vedomosti broke the news on April 11. The timing is notable, given that at the end of March, Telegram’s founder and CEO Pavel Durov announced via his Telegram channel that the firm had sold $1 […]

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PokerTON on Telegram: Game Community Reaches 85,000 in 2020 and Continues to Grow Rapidly

press release PRESS RELEASE. PokerTON – a Telegram-based platform for playing poker. PokerTON is one of the most successful projects of the Free TON blockchain affiliate program for companies that are implementing a TON Crystal in their business processes as payment methods. Since its release in May 2020, the PokerTON community has grown to 85,000 […]

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Da Vinci Capital Reportedly Requests $100 Million from Telegram for TON’s Failure

A large investor in Telegram’s failed Open Network (TON) has reportedly requested $100 million in compensation from the company. Otherwise, the investor – Da Vinci Capital – has warned with taking legal actions against the messaging platform. TON Investor Demands $100M Telegram’s TON initiative was among the most widely-discussed blockchain-related projects in the past few […]

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AdGram Helps Brands Leverage Cryptocurrencies in the Advertising Market

AdGram Helps Brands Leverage Cryptocurrencies in the Advertising Market

PRESS RELEASE. The AdGram service was founded a year ago and is currently the largest advertising exchange in Telegram. AdGram helps brands place large advertising volumes in channels and groups quickly and efficiently. Channels and groups benefit from expansion of their audience, it is easy to find advertisers and increase the earnings from advertising placements […]

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