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Telegram introduces a feature to prevent users from texting too often in a group

Telegram introduces a feature to prevent users from texting too often in a group

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  • In Jap, we often use the LINE, not telegram. But it’s so meaningful features in our exclusive society. In this group, one person in a bossy attitude expresses his opinion and not hear the others. this feature may make him “calm down”?

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  • I used other messenger apps and LINE, Discord, Kakao, WeChat, are all used by gamers all over the world. None have slow mode to my knowledge, a chat platform that does is Twitch. It's a social video and chat platform if you really think about it—one of the reasons it achieved product market fit with

    I used other messenger apps and LINE, Discord, Kakao, WeChat, are all used by gamers all over the world. None have slow mode to my knowledge, a chat platform that does is Twitch. It's a social video and chat platform if you really think about it—one of the reasons it achieved product market fit with gamers back in the Justin.tv days. Chatting with others while watching the same live streaming video of someone playing video games took off, live streaming gamers and their viewers were the niche that "saved" Justin.tv and Twitch was born.

    Slow mode on Twitch works great—especially on streams with 10,000 to 500,000+ concurrent viewers, Telegram is taking a page from Twitch. When streams get too massive, in the hundreds of thousands, admins can limit by followers-only chat, to subscribers-only chat, along with slow mode also turned on.

    Quality of messages sent do increase because you can't spam chat and have to think about what you really want to say every 30 secs or so.

    Reading all these responses from ppl across Quartz tell me we don't have many Twitch users (including author of the Techcrunch article) judging by the lack of mentions. If you're a Twitch user, slow mode is nothing new and something Twitch has had for awhile now.

  • Actually a very good tool for managing The forum, and also being able to ultimately enforce a governance framework if necessary. It is a small step towards being responsible for the technology platform that the company has created, but it is a step in the right direction.

  • Innovative and simple enhancement for large group chat rooms

    Other social media platforms should monitor this development closely

  • And now we’ve come to this. We’ve been so tech obsessed that we need to create safeguards due to our lack of self control.

  • Genius. I desperately need this for when my partner and I argue. I just can’t stop myself sometimes when we are at it. I can see a plethora of practical uses.

  • Right now I’m thinking Quartz may need something similar. Or at least some controls to determine how often I should review push notifications. As much as I like these stories, the notifications do seem to be increasing in frequency quite a bit.

  • For public group chats sure, Discord already has this feature. But it’s very inconvenient and annoying for private group chats.

  • Que buena estrategia de telegram!

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  • At the end of the day, shouldn’t self discipline be the crux of using these messaging apps?

    I understand the part on admins setting a time limit on how long the subsequent message can be sent right after the previous.

    But I’m not sure about the holding of send button so as to not alert the recipient

    At the end of the day, shouldn’t self discipline be the crux of using these messaging apps?

    I understand the part on admins setting a time limit on how long the subsequent message can be sent right after the previous.

    But I’m not sure about the holding of send button so as to not alert the recipient. This has in a way made messaging a whole lot more complex hmmm...

    Having said that, there are other features introduced which seem worthy, such as the location-based contacts adding, etc.

  • Good!! Some people in groups just text too much,too often! Which we can control some the foolishness they type and send!

  • Interesting!

  • I’d prefer an app that can limit the number of characters. Short and sweet.

  • Very good App to keep things manageable