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* [https://github.com/tvdstaaij/telegram-history-dump#usage telegram-history-dump] ([https://www.haykranen.nl/2014/12/02/howto-backup-your-telegram-chats/ introduction])
* [https://github.com/tvdstaaij/telegram-history-dump#usage telegram-history-dump] ([https://www.haykranen.nl/2014/12/02/howto-backup-your-telegram-chats/ introduction])
* [https://www.reddit.com/r/Telegram/comments/443pav/qa_exporting_telegram_messages_search_no_help/czu4n05 Pidgin sync]
* [https://www.reddit.com/r/Telegram/comments/443pav/qa_exporting_telegram_messages_search_no_help/czu4n05 Pidgin sync]
* snscrape can archive channels
* snscrape can archive public-facing channels


== Telegram Channels ==
== Telegram Channels ==

Revision as of 02:07, 23 April 2022

Telegram
URL http://telegram.org
Status Online!
Archiving status In progress...
Archiving type Unknown
Project tracker telegram
IRC channel #telegrab (on hackint)

Telegram is a mostly open source chat system (web and app-based) which acts as a social network due to features like group chats and channels, originally intended as a drop-in replacement for WhatsApp.

Like Facebook pages/groups and Twitter, Telegram chats can contain a significant amount of history (text, audio/video and images) of various online communities, as well as personal digital history of course. Means of exporting:

Telegram Channels

Channels on Telegram are essentially public streams of posts, similar to Twitter or RSS.

Since 2019-06-01 (update blog post), it is possible to "preview" channels on the web, e.g. @Telegram. This can possibly be used to archive Telegram channels with ArchiveBot. Messages can be scraped without JavaScript, however not all attachments are available.

A List Of Notable Channels

See also

Instant messengers
'80s

talkIRC

'90s

ICQAIMYahoo! MessengerMSN MessengerJabber/XMPPQQ

'00s

SkypeGoogle TalkFacebook MessengerWhatsApp

'10s

KikViberSnapchatLineTelegramSlackGitter
KeybaseSignalMusical.ly/TikTokMatrixDiscordInstagram