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Large image with title (Beta format) like the Chase Freedom post
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Re: Official DansDeals Telegram Beta
« Reply #80 on: March 14, 2018, 01:10:32 PM »
Visually, large image is nicer.

Practically, the more information out of the post, the better a decision can be made whether to click or to move on.

Who reads?  ;D

Its all about the image... Your interest is either piqued or not...

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Re: Official DansDeals Telegram Beta
« Reply #81 on: March 14, 2018, 01:14:33 PM »
More channels equals more followers. I definitely see more deals because if telegram. TG also has a great in screen browser so it’s more convenient to check the deal compared to twitter. Also, once there’s a rougel channel with nearly 1k subscribers, if there’s an official option they would all choose that instead.
TG's browser is powered by chrome.
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Re: Official DansDeals Telegram Beta
« Reply #82 on: March 14, 2018, 01:45:25 PM »
Big. Is there a way to vote on tapatalk?

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Re: Official DansDeals Telegram Beta
« Reply #83 on: March 14, 2018, 01:51:16 PM »
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Re: Official DansDeals Telegram Beta
« Reply #84 on: March 14, 2018, 04:02:40 PM »
Visually, large image is nicer.

Practically, the more information out of the post, the better a decision can be made whether to click or to move on.
I agree that the more info the better. I don't agree that a bigger picture looks nicer. A bigger picture somehow makes everything look sloppy in my eyes, loads slower, and requires more scrolling. Just my opinion.
Who reads?  ;D

Its all about the image... Your interest is either piqued or not...
Hmm I wonder what your savings account looks like :)
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Re: Official DansDeals Telegram Beta
« Reply #85 on: March 14, 2018, 04:24:22 PM »
The latest post (the activity gym) has a working link on Twitter and a broken link on Telegram, it returns a 404 error. Interestingly though, if I type in the URL on my desktop browser it works (https://www.dansdeals.com/?p=144763)
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Re: Official DansDeals Telegram Beta
« Reply #86 on: March 14, 2018, 04:39:42 PM »
The latest post (the activity gym) has a working link on Twitter and a broken link on Telegram, it returns a 404 error. Interestingly though, if I type in the URL on my desktop browser it works (https://www.dansdeals.com/?p=144763)
Works for me on TG
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Re: Official DansDeals Telegram Beta
« Reply #87 on: March 14, 2018, 04:42:21 PM »
Works for me on TG
Works for me now too, weird
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Re: Official DansDeals Telegram Beta
« Reply #88 on: March 15, 2018, 09:52:42 AM »
Just joined. Cool how it shows past messages unlike when u join a WA group.
Strange that TG shows the Joseph a banks deal yesterday but I never got the Twitter text for it...

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Re: Official DansDeals Telegram Beta
« Reply #89 on: March 15, 2018, 10:16:49 AM »
Just joined. Cool how it shows past messages unlike when u join a WA group.
Strange that TG shows the Joseph a banks deal yesterday but I never got the Twitter text for it...
https://twitter.com/DansDeals/status/974011841239162880
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Re: Official DansDeals Telegram Beta
« Reply #90 on: March 15, 2018, 10:31:57 AM »
Just joined. Cool how it shows past messages unlike when u join a WA group.
Strange that TG shows the Joseph a banks deal yesterday but I never got the Twitter text for it...
Didn’t get that one either. Got a bunch before and after, so don’t think there’s any issue on my end.

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Re: Official DansDeals Telegram Beta
« Reply #91 on: March 15, 2018, 10:32:23 AM »
https://t.me/RealDansDeals/66

They also have a live-preview widget available..

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Re: Official DansDeals Telegram Beta
« Reply #92 on: March 15, 2018, 10:34:57 AM »
https://twitter.com/DansDeals/status/974011841239162880
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« Reply #93 on: March 15, 2018, 11:01:49 AM »
In general, what do you like about TG better than WA?
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Re: Official DansDeals Telegram Beta
« Reply #94 on: March 15, 2018, 12:04:22 PM »
In general, what do you like about TG better than WA?
I am not a heavy TG user, but from what I gather the advantage of TG (which a certain Yeshiva staff member alerted me as one of its greatest dangers - especially when combined with bots) is the fact that everything is stored on the cloud (presumably indefinitely). So no need to take up device space, and ability to see past messages (and presumably search them).

An additional advantage is the ability to have a single account working on multiple devices, and no need for an active phone connection for those to work.
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« Reply #95 on: March 15, 2018, 12:33:42 PM »
I am not a heavy TG user, but from what I gather the advantage of TG (which a certain Yeshiva staff member alerted me as one of its greatest dangers - especially when combined with bots) is the fact that everything is stored on the cloud (presumably indefinitely). So no need to take up device space, and ability to see past messages (and presumably search them).

An additional advantage is the ability to have a single account working on multiple devices, and no need for an active phone connection for those to work.
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Re: Official DansDeals Telegram Beta
« Reply #96 on: March 15, 2018, 12:35:48 PM »
We should open a Telegram V. Whatsapp thread.

On Whatsapp web you have your messages on the right and the other persons messages on the left, just like on mobile.

Telegram web decided to keep both messages on the left which is horribly annoying.
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« Reply #97 on: March 15, 2018, 12:37:28 PM »
We should open a Telegram V. Whatsapp thread.

On Whatsapp web you have your messages on the right and the other persons messages on the left, just like on mobile.

Telegram web decided to keep both messages on the left which is horribly annoying.
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Re: Official DansDeals Telegram Beta
« Reply #98 on: March 15, 2018, 12:40:04 PM »
These are fantastic advantages!
Just my thoughts, but when I suggested moving a certain group from WA to TG, one of the members had very strong words to say against it. I pm'd him, not even know who he was, for clarification, and he told me that TG is one of the biggest problems around. With bots that can retrieve almost anything and everything (and since it's all stored on the cloud, the device can present clean, and then anything can be loaded). I can see the validity of those claims (I was previously unaware of the existence of TG bots) and can understand and appreciate why the spread of TG use might need to be curbed.

He also claimed that it's used for illicit transactions. I don't really understand how, but he claimed that it's one of the challenges of law enforcement in today's day and age.
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Re: Official DansDeals Telegram Beta
« Reply #99 on: March 15, 2018, 02:10:46 PM »
Just my thoughts, but when I suggested moving a certain group from WA to TG, one of the members had very strong words to say against it. I pm'd him, not even know who he was, for clarification, and he told me that TG is one of the biggest problems around. With bots that can retrieve almost anything and everything (and since it's all stored on the cloud, the device can present clean, and then anything can be loaded). I can see the validity of those claims (I was previously unaware of the existence of TG bots) and can understand and appreciate why the spread of TG use might need to be curbed.

He also claimed that it's used for illicit transactions. I don't really understand how, but he claimed that it's one of the challenges of law enforcement in today's day and age.
I was the same way.  It was my new life mission to move everyone over to Telegram, but due to it's abilities (i.e. features) it enabled otherwise kosher/filtered users to access things they were trying to protect themselves from, I stopped trying to get people to switch over.  I don't even like discussing its issues(ignorance is bliss), but it's already been said here.

@jj1000 , there are MANY telegram clients.  almost each platform (ios, android, windows, mac) has at least 2-3 clients.
https://telegram.org/apps (that's not all of them, at all)

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