telegram adds video playback speed screen sharing with sound and video calls up to 1000 viewers

In a blog post, popular messaging app Telegram outlines a slew of new updates coming to its app, the most significant of which is “Group Video Calls 2.0” where video calls of up to 30 participants can broadcast their cameras and screens with up to 1000 spectators. Telegram lightheartedly jokes that this limit will increase until “all humans on Earth can join one group call”.

Video Messages have been updated to 2.0. This means that those circular press-hold video messages are now higher-resolution and you can tap the message to expand the circular video. You can also pause and scrub…