Chat History and Contact Mysteriously Erased In Telegram
arpspoof at protonmail.com
Fri Jun 5 17:25:50 PDT 2020
Hi Karl I’m the moderator here. Sea sea is fine we just had to cut her internet off due to off topic post.
On Thu, Jun 4, 2020 at 5:14 AM, Karl <gmkarl at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just to clarify, I'm still using the Telegram account on other channels, and Cecilia had sent a message a few hours before the sudden disconnection.
> The UI-experience was of opening the messenger in the morning, seeing a new photo had been sent but had not downloaded yet, and then I don't remember if the application closed itself or I closed it to try to make the photo load, but Cecilia was no longer present in it when I reopened it. I put her contact back in and never received a reply to a new message.
> My memory's not perfect: I thought Cecilia warned us on this list she might disappear for a few weeks due to hospital, but I don't seem to be able to actually find that anywhere.
> On Thu, Jun 4, 2020, 5:20 AM Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at rushpost.com> wrote:
>> On 5/17/20 01:48, Karl wrote:
>>> Chat History and Contact Mysteriously Erased In Telegram
>> Per the Telegram FAQ:
>> Q: How does account self-destruction work?
>> Telegram is not a commercial organization, and we value our disk space
>> greatly. If you stop using Telegram and don't come online for at least
>> six months, your account will be deleted along with all messages, media,
>> contacts and every other piece of data you store in the Telegram cloud.
>> You can change the exact period after which your inactive account will
>> self-destruct in Settings.
>> This is one reason I don't usually use Telegram except when there's no
>> other choice, that and it's difficult to keep a permanent record of what
>> was said (designed in on purpose).
>> Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at rushpost.com>
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