WhatsApp vs Telegram comparison in 2021.
WhatsApp and Telegram are the most engaged social messengers apps in India. Both the apps are well known, WhatsApp has crossed 5B+ downloads and Telegram crossed 500M+ downloads in Google Play Store.
Majority of the smartphone users are using WhatsApp messenger. currently, Telegram is a good competitor to WhatsApp. How? see the below comparison points.
WhatsApp vs Telegram: security comparison
End-to-end encryption (E2E)
The WhatsApp app is providing End-to-end encryption (E2E) which means only the sender and recipient can read the messages, not even WhatsApp. An interesting fact that End-to-end encryption (E2E) is developed by the same team that made Signal. But in Telegram, the End-to-end encryption (E2E) is limited only to secrets chats.
This feature is available in both WhatsApp and Telegram apps. Vanishing messages means if you send the messages through this feature those messages disappear at a certain point time, those chats are do not get backed up and also the cloud.
WhatsApp has auto-backup features you can also disable it in settings. the backup data stores in third-party cloud services like Google and iCloud. Telegram does not offer auto-backup instead the chats are synced to their own cloud platform.
Group chat and security
Telegram allows up to 2 lakhs peoples to the group chat but WhatsApp is limited to 256 peoples but they offer the option of making voice or video calls to up to 8 people simultaneously.
Telegram has a feature where only the admin can send a message to the group’s participants. which is the best options for business and news portals to share pieces of information.back to menu ↑
WhatsApp vs Telegram: data collection comparison
Reasons why you should use Telegram instead of Whatsapp
- Unlimited server storage (single file max size up to 2GB)
- Media compression
- Username feature
- Group member number capacity
- Multi-platform support
- Secret chats
- Voice calls & Video calls
- Sends any kind of file
- Multiple sessions
Increasing digitalization decreasing privacy means many apps, software’s are sharing your privacy and they making money, So please always aware of your privacy. currently, WhatsApp also has the same thought, So use Telegram because they collect just your user ID and contact information.