Telegram is rolling out a new update that improves notable features along with bug fixes. The notable features improvement includes; easy-to-make video stickers, better reactions with compact animations and extra emoji, a button to review unseen reactions, improved navigation between chats.
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Telegram’s notable features improvement
Through a blog post, Telegram revealed a bunch of notable features improvements for the instant messaging service. The first one is video stickers, which will allow users to create their own stickers from regular videos, easing the sticker creation process. Users can create stickers using any video editing platform and publish sticker packs using the sticker bot. Telegram has also improved its in-app navigation, users can now hold the back button to return to a specific chat. These chats include; chats opened from forwarded messages, links, usernames, profiles, and more.
Another improvement bundled with the January update is better reactions. Users can show a bigger reaction by long pressing on the desired reaction. The reactions are synchronized and the recipient will see the animations in real-time. Reactions also have a read status and a heart icon appears in the chat list menu when a user has unseen reactions. Furthermore, five more reactions can also be sent across as interactive emojis. Users can now send faces with hearts, exploding heads, thinking faces, rage faces, and clapping emojis, all emojis will show an animation when the user taps on them.
Telegram bug fixes
Telegram developers say that they have been able to fix several bugs which now allows improved call quality, added support for translation to Instant View pages (and bios on iOS), added the option to send silent messages from the sharing menu, and included new animations when tapping icons in the tab bar.