On November 05, 2022, the most popular messaging app Telegram rolled out a new features update. It brings group topics, a new form of collectible usernames secured on a blockchain, also now you can convert video messages to text, and much more.
Telegram Topics in Groups Feature [November 2022]
Groups with over 200 members can now enable topics and create separate spaces for any subject. Members are free to chat in any topic from Anime to Zoology, using all their favorite features like polls, pinned messages and bots.
Telegram also looking to bring a different set of tools, tailored to small groups later this year. Group admins can enable topics in their Group Settings, and can control who is allowed to create and manage topics in Permissions.
Telegram Collectible Usernames Feature [November 2022]
Now you can easily able to find the group and channel names via usernames. In addition to one basic username, you can now assign multiple collectible usernames to each of your accounts and public chats.
Collectible usernames work just like basic @usernames. Unlike basic usernames, collectible usernames can be less than 5 characters long.
Telegram Premium Voice-to-Text for Video Messages Feature [November 2022]
Similar to the voice message to text, the new update adds the same functionality to video messages, allowing Premium users to get an instant text transcript.
Telegram New Emoji Packs
Telegram now added 12 new emoji packs. Premium users can use these emoji in any messages and captions – or set them as statuses for Halloween:
Redesigned Night Mode for iOS
Dark themes have been updated for users on iOS.
Resizing Text on Android
Changing your text size in Chat Settings on Android now increases the size of all chat text – including link previews, reply headers and more.
Minor Design Improvements
A new animation has been added when you swipe left to reply.
New Interactive Emoji and Reactions
Telegram’s latest update brings four new emoji related to studying, sleeping or being suspicious that play full-screen effects in 1-on-1 chats and can also be used as reactions. Also, all users can celebrate the spooky season with 3 more reactions in any chat.