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Major update to Telegram's Bot Platform: Bots can now offer you rich HTML5 experiences, like games.
Check out @gamebot and @gamee for examples of what's coming.
You can use these bots in inline mode in any of your chats to share a game and compete with friends.
All games are loaded as ordinary web pages, so this update won't add a single byte to the size of our apps.
Type ‘:’ to get emoji suggestions.
Recent stickers are now synced with your other devices.
Stickers inside your packs are now sorted by most used first.
When creating public groups and channels, a list of usernames reserved for your entities is shown if you're about to go over the limit.
Other minor improvements.
Picture-in-Picture for Telegram videos. Shrink any video and continue watching and listening while accomplishing other tasks in Telegram. (Available on 10.10 and late)
cmd + 0 shortcut for chat with yourself.
Various bug fixes with downloading/uploading files.
Personal storage. Keep messages, media and any other stuff in the new storage chat chat with yourself.
Leaving a chat will no longer stop voice message playback.
Fixed an issue that could cause media to download slowly.
Trending stickers. Check out and install noteworthy sticker packs from the new tab in Settings.
Archived stickers. Unused stickers are now archived automatically when you go over the 200 limit.
Group previews. Preview groups before joining them via invite link – see who else is in the group before joining.
Design improvements and bug fixes
New menu when sending photos: choose between sending in full size or compressed, and add a caption.
Support for macOS Sierra.
Minor improvements and fixes.
Introducing Drafts: Seamless syncing for unsent messages on all your devices. Drafts are now visible in your chats list.
Unread messages counter on the ‘Scroll to bottom’ button.
View earlier profile pictures in groups.
Click and hold on a sticker to zoom.
Click on a GIF to view in full size.
Fixed emoji skin tone selection and many other issues.
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