More than half of Iranians use Telegram
At least 28 million Iranians have registered at Telegram, a mobile social network application, the head of Tehran University's Institute of Social Studies and Research, Mohammad Mehdi Fatourehchi, said.
More than 42% of users in Telegram are Iranians. About 55% of men and 51% of women are using social networks in Iran, according to the report.
Telegram, the messaging and content sharing app is the most popular social network app among Iranians, who use it to communicate with each other and also share content. Many of Iran's state-run news agencies have also embraced the platform, Trend reports with reference to the Sharvand newspaper.