Why Is the Telegram app not as popular as WhatsApp

Originally published at: Why Is the Telegram app not as popular as WhatsApp

People have tried various instant messaging apps like Nimbuzz, eBuddy and various other chat apps and still ended up with WhatsApp. WhatsApp was something entirely different —no ads, no registration; it ties up with your phone number, worked just like normal texting would. Simple, and it worked. Telegram, in many ways, is a lot like WhatsApp, it has…