Technology WhatsApp Vs Telegram: How safe are the two messaging platforms? Updated : September 29, 2020 09:59 AM IST With several high profile celebrities' chats being leaked in the public domain, users are now growing suspicious about the security and privacy policies of Whatsapp. Following the Whatsapp leaks,Telegram witnessed 1.8 million more downloads. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.