Accroding to a report in TechCrunch, Telegram garnered over three million new users during Facebook's downtime.
After suffering a massive outage on Wednesday, Facebook and its apps were back in action amid sporadic reports of some users still facing some issues.
"Good. We have true privacy and unlimited space for everyone," Durov added.
Telegram has over 200 million monthly active users.
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