Telegram is the latest app to join the many messengers that have mimicked Snapchat's disappearing message feature.
On Sunday, Telegram started offering disappearing photos and videos in one-to-one chats.
The messaging app built its name by being one of the first to offer end-to-end encryption. Till now, it also had a "secret chat" function, offering self-destructing messages in chats designated to be private.
Secret chats on Telegram are different from regular messages, in that the latter can be synced across devices and between desktops and mobiles. Secret chats, on the other hand, are only hosted on the sender and receiving devices, and don't remain on Telegram's cloud. Read more...More about Snapchat, Encryption, Messenger, Telegram, and Messaging Apps