Telegram subscribers: how to join a channel and the reasons for doing this

2016-11-13 16:10:40
In: News Functional
Telegram channels are practically analogous to VK publics. However, they have several peculiarities you need to know about. The point is that they are located in dialogue list but not in some specific news feed and Telegram subscribers receive push-notifications about new posts. In addition, all participants are no more than just readers and cannot leave comments in the news feed.   It took some time for similar functionality to appear in Pavel Durovʼs messenger. Initially, news was sent to the users via content bots growing in popularity with every passing day. Having analyzed the interests of their target audience, Telegram developers decided to realize such possibility in the standard format. Thus, this is a history of creating channels allowing the users to regularly receive topic news, articles, photos, videos and lots of other information.    

Where to search Telegram channels

In order to become a subscriber in Telegram, you need to begin with finding a suitable resource. There exist several methods of searching such groups. Let us give consideration to the most common ones:
  • If you know the name of a channel, you may just type it in Telegram search box (the magnifier button) and choose from the provided list.
  • There exist several services in the Internet where all popular Telegram channels are classified according to particular sections. For example, such services as TGchansand form their top channels, taking the number of subscribers as a basis.
  • Telegram is rapidly promoted in Pavel Durovʼs previous project VKontakte. This is proved by lots of groups advertising the given messenger. As a rule, such communities abound in links to interesting channels.

How to subscribe and what advantages Telegram subscribers get

You can subscribe to Telegram channel on any device, whether it is PC or a smartphone working with iOS, Android or Windows Phone operating systems. In each case, the given procedure has the same algorithm:
  1. Find a public you are interested in by using one of the above-mentioned methods.
  2. Tap on its name (if a search was carried out inside the messenger) or follow a link (in case of an external search).
  3. When getting in a channel, check out and examine the news feed. The posts are located in chronological order – the latest ones can be found at the bottom.
  4. To become a subscriber, tap on the “Join” button at the bottom of a screen.
    It is necessary to make it clear that the given method can be used only for public news feeds. Nevertheless, there also exist closed communities where you can get only with the permission of their creators. In order to do this, you need to follow these instructions:
  1. Tap on the name of a channel or follow a link.
  2. Instead of the channel feed, you will see a service message where you should click the “Join” button.
  3. Wait for administrators to confirm your request.
  What advantages will you get if subscribe to Telegram channel? The subscribers are the first to receive notifications about new posts, so they are always keep abreast of the news they are interested in. Moreover, it is possible to boost rating of your favorite resource in such a way, as it is the number of subscribers which constitute the basis of top channel formation.   If you want to leave a channel, it is actually a walk in the park. In this case, you need to follow this algorithm:
  1. Open the channel
  2. Go to the “Settings” section by tapping on the service button on the top right side of the screen.
  3. Select the “Leave channel” option in the appeared window.
  4. Confirm your action.

Telegram channels which are worthy of your subscription

Finally, we want to list popular Telegram channels having more than thousand of subscribers:
  • @mpscmaterial (you can get here useful videos , photos , pdf , Audio clips , etc that helps you in preparation of MPSC exam.);
  • @updateee (Funny Image with Quote);
  • @aliepn (Just links on cool goods from AliExpress.);
  • @daily_music (Get the best daily music.);
  • @linuxgram (News and information from the Linux world);
  • @geekschannel (Fresh Telegram news blog.;
  • @levardos (The best humor stuff on the Web).