Looking for a secure messaging system to contact family, friends, missionary partners around the world?  What about Telegram? Telegram is a cloud-based mobile and desktop messaging app with a focus on security and speed.  Unlike some messaging platforms, Telegram is a cloud-based messenger with seamless sync. As a result, you can access your messages from several devices at once, including tablets and computers.

Thanks to Telegram’s multi-data center infrastructure and encryption, it is fast and secure.  On top of that, Telegram boasts that private messaging on Telegram is free and will stay free — no ads, no subscription fees, forever.

Telegram’s API and code are open, and developers are welcome to create their own Telegram apps. They also have a platform for developers that allows anyone to easily build specialized tools for Telegram and even accept payments from users around the world.  What messaging system do you prefer? www.telegram.org/