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== '''MOTHERFUCKER ! ! !''' ==
{{Infobox project
| URL = http://telegram.org
| project_status = {{online}}
| archiving_status = {{inprogress}}
| tracker = [https://tracker.archiveteam.org/telegram telegram]
| irc = telegrab
}}


== '''MOTHERFUCKER ! ! !''' ==
'''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]].


== '''MOTHERFUCKER ! ! !''' ==
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:


== '''MOTHERFUCKER ! ! !''' ==
* Telegram Desktop, the official app, allows exporting channels/groups (all texts, images, videos, gifs, etc)
* [https://github.com/expectocode/telegram-export telegram-export] seems to be the most comprehensive and maintained tool.
* [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]
* snscrape can archive public-facing channels


== '''MOTHERFUCKER ! ! !''' ==
See also [https://www.bellingcat.com/resources/how-tos/2022/03/08/how-to-archive-telegram-content-to-document-russias-invasion-of-ukraine/ Bellingcat's guide].


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


== '''MOTHERFUCKER ! ! !''' ==
Since 2019-06-01 ([https://telegram.org/blog/privacy-discussions-web-bots update blog post]), it is possible to "preview" channels on the web, e.g. [https://t.me/s/Telegram @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 ===
 
* [https://t.me/s/nexta_live NEXTA Live] - Belarus independent news
 
==== Telegram official ====
 
* https://t.me/s/Telegram
* https://t.me/s/durov
* https://t.me/s/durov_russia
 
==== Hong Kong pro-democracy movement / [[wikipedia:2019–2020 Hong Kong protests|2019–2020 Hong Kong protests]] ====
 
* https://t.me/s/hktgb
* https://t.me/s/reminder612
* https://t.me/s/scottscout
* https://t.me/s/antiextraditionverifiednews
 
==== [[wikipedia:QAnon|QAnon]] ====
 
[https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/qanon-telegram-channels-increase-1117869/] [https://www.cbsnews.com/news/qanon-conspiracy-power-vacuum-telegram-ghostezra-adl/]
 
* ?
 
==== [[wikipedia:2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine|2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine]] ====
 
* ?
 
== See also ==
* [[ArchiveBot/Telegram]]
 
{{Template:Instant messengers}}
 
[[Category:Social networks]]

Latest revision as of 20:27, 8 May 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:

See also Bellingcat's guide.

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

Telegram official

Hong Kong pro-democracy movement / 2019–2020 Hong Kong protests

QAnon

[1] [2]

  • ?

2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine

  • ?

See also

Instant messengers
'80s

talkIRC

'90s

ICQAIMYahoo! MessengerMSN MessengerJabber/XMPPQQ

'00s

SkypeGoogle TalkFacebook MessengerWhatsApp

'10s

KikViberSnapchatLineTelegramSlackGitter
KeybaseSignalMusical.ly/TikTokMatrixDiscordInstagram