Telegram, a popular Russian messaging app, has allegedly gained investments from the Kremlin-controlled Russian Direct Investment Fund. This casts doubt on the messenger’s safety and privacy, the idea of which is so attractive to its users.
Telegram’s popularity has skyrocketed over the past year following Facebook’s decision to use WhatsApp data in the rest of the company’s advertising and its increased moderation efforts. But how much do we know about Telegram to really consider it secure?Find out more about Telegram in our video where we explore:
- the doubts over Telegrams’ safety;
- the apps’ history with the Kremlin;
- how disinformation spreads on Telegram.