Telegram launch the stories feature for premium users in July, which was later available for all users in August 2023. Now, Telegram has adds new updates to the feature, allowing users to add music and reaction stickers to the stories.
Now users can directly send and share media in view-once mode, which can be change anytime.
Telegram has now extend the ability to put up stories to channels.
To do so, they need to receive boots from their users.
Telegram Stories feature works similarly to Instagram Stories and lets users put up stories for 6, 12, 24 or 48 hours.
Now, Telegram has extend the ability to post stories for Telegram Channels.
But, they will be dependent on a boost from Premium users to do so.
Telegram Premium will provide one boost per user that can be grant to any channel.
As the channels gain boosts, they will step up to different levels.
With every level, channel admins can post an additional story per day.
You can still decide the Channels on which they wish to see stories.
Channels can check how many boosts they need to grow their level by going to Channel Info -> More -> Statistics -> Boosts.
Oother update is the ability to add reaction stickers and music to the stories.
Users and channels can put up reaction stickers, and viewers can respond to them with a single tap.
In order to add a reaction sticker, you can click on the icon in the sticker panel and choose any emoji from the provide options.
Telegram Premium users can add up to 5 reaction stickers per story, other users will be allow only one reaction sticker per story.
You can add music to their stories by going to Audio -> Select file -> Adjust the track.
They can also choose to keep the original audio.
Also users can send media on Telegram with a view-once mode.
You can switch between a view-once setting or a 30-second display mode.
View-once mode will permanently delete the media file when open, and the viewer cannot save it or take screenshots.
Last update is, Telegram will send a login alert to users every time they log in from a new device.
They can also review all the devices they are log on by going to Settings -> Devices.
For an additional security layer, you can add two-step verification.
You need to go to Settings -> Privacy and Security -> Two-Step Verification.