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* [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 public-facing channels
* snscrape can archive public-facing channels
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].

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

Revision as of 20:27, 8 May 2022

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


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2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine

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See also

Instant messengers



ICQAIMYahoo! MessengerMSN MessengerJabber/XMPPQQ


SkypeGoogle TalkFacebook MessengerWhatsApp