Telegram vs WeChat


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Telegram
Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security. It’s super-fast, simple, secure and free. Telegram seamlessly syncs across all of your devices and can be used on desktops, tablets and phones alike. You can send an unlimited amount of messages, photos, videos and files of any type (.doc, .zip, .pdf, etc.). Telegram groups have up to 200 people and you can send broadcasts to up to 100 contacts at a time. Be sure to check our website for a list of Telegram apps for all platforms. Telegram alternatives for business are Slack, Hipchat, Microsoft Teams
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WeChat
WeChat is a free messaging & calling app that allows you to easily connect with family & friends across countries. It's the all-in-one communications app for free
Comparing Telegram vs WeChat is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like WeChat has more user-friendly interface than Telegram because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots


To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that Telegram is more popular than WeChat

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- Telegram adds unsend feature (in 2017)
- WeChat launched Enterprise version (in 2016)
- Telegram released Bot Platform 2.0 (in 2016)
- WeChat adds VoIP international calls (in 2016)
- Telegram launched public chats - Channels (in 2015)
- Telegram now lets developers create smart chat-bots (in 2015)
- Telegram messenger is attracting business teams (in 2014)

Looks like Telegram was recently more active than WeChat (at least in our news).