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Difference between Facebook Messenger and Telegram Messenger

Last Updated : 12 Oct, 2021
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1. Facebook Messenger : 
Facebook Messenger is an American messaging app and platform developed by Facebook. It allows Users to send messages, exchange photos, videos, stickers, audio, and files,react to other users’ messages and interact with bots, supports voice and video calling. 

2. Telegram Messenger : 
Telegram is a cloud-based instant messaging and voice over IP service. It allows users to send messages and exchange photos, videos, stickers, audio and files of any type. 

Difference between Facebook Messenger and Telegram Messenger : 

Facebook Messenger Telegram Messenger
It is owned by Facebook, Inc. It is also owned by Telegram Messenger LLP.
It was launched on 9th Aug 2011. It was launched in 14th Aug 2013.
Facebook Messenger has a facebook sign in option. Telegram Messenger does not have a facebook sign in option.
In Facebook Messenger you can do group video chat. There is no such option in Telegram Messenger.
In Facebook Messenger You can export app data to an email address, so you have a backup and can forward it to another person if needed. Telegram Messenger does not allow this.
In Facebook Messenger you can do group voice chat. There is no such option in Telegram Messenger.
In Facebook Messenger anyone can send message to you. In telegram you have to add or accept contacts before messaging. It prevents strangers from sending you unwanted messages.
In Facebook Messenger There is no option such that an image which automatically disappears once the person has seen it. In telegram you can send an image which can disappear once the person has seen it.
In Facebook Messenger you can not share your friends contact. In Telegram Messenger there is an option to directly share your friend’s contact.
In Facebook Messenger you can not see when a user was last active. In Telegram Messenger you can see when a user was last active.

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