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So it’s not particularly blog related, but here on Bonjour, Blogger!, we like to cover technology that could be quite useful for bloggers – here’s an app which could be used as a different way for readers and other bloggers to talk to you!

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We’re talking about Telegram, a messaging app similar to WhatsApp. However, it’s different because it’s cloud based and encrypted. Being cloud based means that you’re not restricted to using it on one device – you can access your messages on your phone, tablet and even in a browser. This makes it really useful if you need to check your messages but can’t find your phone for example!

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You can set it up so you can talk to other Telegram users in your phone book, or choose a username so anyone can talk to you (without seeing your phone number). It also supports emoji use – useful if you’re the sort of texter who can communicate only in emoji!

Telegram has an API available so anyone can create apps for their chosen platform – there’s something available so you can use it on almost any device! Head to telegram.org to download the app for your chosen device.

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