[Forwarded from Durov's Channel] Unfortunately, some Telegram
features, such as stickers, don’t work correctly under iOS 11.4 that
was just released – even though we fixed this issue weeks ago.
Apple has been preventing Telegram from updating its iOS apps globally
ever since the Russian authorities ordered Apple to remove Telegram
from the App Store. Russia banned Telegram on its territory in April
because we refused to provide decryption keys for all our users’
communications to Russia’s security agencies. We believe we did the
only possible thing, preserving the right of our users to privacy in a
Unfortunately, Apple didn’t side with us. While Russia makes up only
7% of Telegram’s userbase, Apple is restricting updates for all
Telegram users around the world since mid-April. As a result, we’ve
also been unable to fully comply with GDPR for our EU-users by the
deadline of May 25, 2018. We are continuing our efforts to resolve the
situation and will keep you updated.
Sorry for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.