Telegram has turn into a well-liked messaging app over the past couple of years. Now, the platform is seeking to higher monetize its consumer base with new options. Some customers have begun noticing a brand new ‘Premium’ messaging characteristic within the Telegram beta.
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First seen by AndroidPolice, the Telegram Beta channel was up to date with a put up noting the addition of a Premium subscription being examined in model 8.7.2 of the Telegram beta on iOS.
The ‘Premium’ beta options include a bunch of various emoji reactions and stickers that can be utilized in dialog on the app.
And naturally, you’ll need to pay for entry to those ‘Premium’ options. It’s unclear if free customers will be capable to see others’ Premium stickers and emojis, however presently, it doesn’t appear like it.
As for pricing and once we might anticipate this new characteristic, there’s no info. Moreover, it’s additionally unclear if that is all that the ‘Premium’ characteristic will embrace.
Paying an additional charge simply to get entry to some emojis and stickers appears not likely value it. However perhaps that’s not the place the advantages finish.
Both means, Telegram is seeking to money in on its userbase. The corporate added commercials to its app final yr, and this new ‘Premium’ service might imply one other money circulation stream.
It is going to be fascinating to see if anybody is prepared to pay for Telegram Premium when and if the characteristic ever launches.