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WhatsApp vs Telegram the new way of focusing on your business

Currently there are hundreds of platforms where we can communicate in different ways with our friends, family, clients and colleagues, but when we talk about professional communication tools, there are 2 applications that lead the market by far, we are talking about WhatsApp Business and Telegram. These rival apps started out as simple free instant messaging sites and changed the way of communication globally.

 

The impact that these companies has had worldwide is impressive, in 2009 the large companies that based their communication mainly on email, calls to the landline and mobile, have transferred more than 70% of it to these applications, creating Closer relationships with your collaborators, customers and suppliers, all at your fingertips and significantly reducing response time.

 

We are in an age where information is the most valuable thing we have and sharing information, images and videos with those who are part of our organization has become a basic necessity for companies.

 

Today worldwide WhatsApp sends and receives 41.6 million messages per minute, on average 187 million emails are sent, and billions of images and videos are shared through these networks, so if you are thinking of joining this figure You should consider which platforms are best for you.

 

WhatsApp is an application that was launched in 2009 with the premise of being able to send instant messages, calls and photos using only your Wi-Fi network, it quickly became popular among IOS users, who found it to be highly functional and cost-saving. telephony, such was its boom that in 2010 it was launched on Android platforms. By 2014, this platform was already so popular that it was purchased by the Facebook company that would make it one of the most consumed applications in the world, creating its business version in 2016, helping companies to communicate more easily with their customers, giving space To promote products and services, have automatic responses and high security for the protection of information, this application reached 2,000,000,000 users at the beginning of the year 2020.

 

 On the other hand, Telegram is an application that came out only in 2016 but arrived corrected and increased and ready to gain territory quickly and although it only has 400 million users, this application offers promising communication, with an optional security encryption system, a panel much wider communication and a variety of customization options much more complete than WhatsApp. It is available on Android, iOS, MacOS, Windows Phone, Windows and Linux.

 

 Now let's see a comparison of the 2 apps to get a better idea:

 

 

WHATSAPP

TELEGRAM

END-TO-END ENCRYPTION

yes

Yes, on secret chats

CHAT PROTECTION

Yes, With Fingerprints

Yes, with special password

TWO-STEP VERIFICATION

YES

Not yet (in development)

PROTECTION AGAINST SCREENSHOTS

No

Yes

SELF-DESTRUCTIBLE MESSAGES

Not Yet (in development)

Yes, in secret chats

KEYBOARD IN UNCOVERED MODE

No

Yes, in secret chats

DELETE MESSAGES

Yes, up to 1 hour later

Yes, at any time and also the messages received

ACCOUNT LINKED TO PHONE NUMBER

YES

Yes, but it is not mandatory

PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

FROM CAMERA AND GALLERY

YES

YES

MUSIC, FILES AND CONTACTS

YES

YES

LOCATION

Fixed+ real time

Fixed+ real time

ADDITIONAL CONTENT FROM BOTS

No

YES

STICKERS, EMOJIS, GIF ANIMADOS

YES

YES

VOICE CLIPS

YES

YES

VIDEO CLIPS

Limited BY 45MB o 30 Seg.

YES

VIDEO CALLS

Up to 4 people

Not

SHARE WITH FRIENDS

In groups of 5

unlimited

GROUPS

Up to 250 people

unlimited

 

As you can see, both applications are very complete and can give you different results depending on what your business needs, so start researching which one works best for you, how you can improve the communication of your venture or company and start browsing all those ideas that you will lead to success.

 

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Fernando Díaz Guerrero

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www.aldingroup.com

www.emprendedordeexito.com

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