The company also added new chat backgrounds, stickers, animations and a new bot menu to make it easier to communicate with bots.
Messaging app Telegram will now allow users to video chat with up to 30 people, competing with other video-conferencing platforms like Zoom and Google Meet that have become the lifeline of remote working since last year.
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The feature will be available on all devices including the smartphone app, desktop and tablets. Voice chat on the platform currently supports unlimited participants.
The company rolled out an audio-only feature earlier this year, aiming to compete with Clubhouse.
Users will also be able to share their screen during the call from their camera library. The Dubai-based company has also added a noise suppression feature to cut out background noises, the company said in a statement.
The messaging service has also improved display options on the app’s desktop version, with a side panel and split-screen view optimised for portrait and landscape orientations.
The company also added new chat backgrounds, stickers, and animations, it noted. A new bot menu will also make it easier to communicate with bots.