The reason for the delay of the “revolutionary” Telegram updates in the App Store

Previously, Pavel Durov wrote that Apple, for an unknown reason, was delaying the release of a “revolutionary” update

Telegram. Now it has finally been approved in the iOS App Store, and Durov confirmed that Apple did not like the new animated emoji, which became one of the main innovations of the messenger. Discuss

Latest update of Telegram application for iOScontains many new features, especially for Premium subscribers. For example, it allows users to limit voice messages and even give someone a Telegram Premium subscription. However, the most notable feature coming with this update is the new emoji panel, which also features new animated emojis. The app offers several Telemoji packages. – that’s what these emojis are called.

In a new message on his Telegram channelDurov claims that Apple demanded that the platform remove telemoji from the update. Telegram CEO claims Apple opposed "higher quality, vector-animated versions of standard emoji."

Only Premium subscribers can send telemoji, but anyone can view them in messages.