Planning a rave? Or maybe a protest? Well, messaging service Telegram has just upped its support for mass-organizing by introducing Supergroups, which can include up to 1,000 members. Until now, group chats were only able to accommodate 200 members on Telegram. That’s fewer than Skype, but more than Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Google Hangouts. The difference, of course is that Telegram offers encrypted private chats, something that continues to be argued for by the big tech companies, despite the knowledge that Islamic State is using platforms like Telegram to communicate. The company has also launched a new admin function that can be switched on if…

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