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This has become a huge problem now for Telegram. If they don't get a hold of it, they are going to see people abandoning their platform in droves. Bitcoin scammers are rife all over Telegram now and all groups are being infiltrated. People are being added to bitcoin groups, or contacted in private by Bitcoin scammers.
Messaging app Telegram started out as a WhatsApp alternative, but it's fast becoming a petri dish for cryptocurrency get-rich-quick schemes, propped up by dubious trading bots and bogus celebrity endorsements from Christopher Walken and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. That may be a problem as it...www.buzzfeednews.com
People left Whatsapp in Droves after the whole privacy thing and Telegram took on a bunch of new users.
They're going to lose that edge if they don't do something.
Hi Ockie, yes thanks I have posted those instructions in my group, but now the scammers have taken to contacting the people directly.I was added the other day to some kind of Crypto group. Left and deleted it immediately. There is a setting you can do which is settings - Privacy and Security - Tap on Groups and then change to "My Contacts" instead of "Everybody"