The popular messenger Telegram allows users to must be provided. The latest update to the app now allows you to log in using a blockchain-based number instead, allowing you to make cryptocurrency purchases on the Fragment platform.
Telegram promises a ‘new era of privacy’ with accounts that don’t require a phone number
Telegram, one of the most popular messaging services in the cryptocurrency community update to the new his that application. Messenger now allows users to have accounts without linking a mobile phone number. This is an option that takes privacy to a new level, as the announcement claims:
Today marks the beginning of a new era of privacy. It is possible to have a Telegram account without a SIM card. It controls whether people can see your number or if others can find your phone number,” the Telegram team recalled.
But now you don’t even need an account to set up a new one on Telegram. Instead, users will be able to log in using an anonymous blockchain-powered number, according to a statement released on Tuesday.
Numbers are available at Fragmentand can be purchased with Toncoin (TON), the cryptocurrency used in the decentralized open network blockchain originally designed by Telegram. Fragment launched in late October as a blockchain auction platform, with usernames for sale.
Since May, Telegram users have been able to send and receive toncoins directly in chat. In 2019, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed a lawsuit against Telegram over the Tongcoin project, but Messenger settled with the regulator in 2020.
Privacy added in this update Another feature of Orientation allows you to set a global timer to automatically delete all new chat messages. It can also be applied to existing chats. The self-destruct message was introduced in his 2013, but the company notes that this new option will give users more control over him.
In June, Telegram announced it would launch a premium tier of the service in an effort to monetize the company’s platform, which has over 700 million monthly users. And in August, founder and CEO Pavel Durov teased a series of his upcoming Web3 extensions, talking about the benefits of reserved and tradeable usernames and group and channel links for auctions. Did.
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