Telegram: What’s behind the social media app’s growing popularity?

Telegram says it has 500 million users worldwide. Most use the app to chat, but there’s more to it than that.

BBC World Service Disinformation reporter Jack Goodman takes a look at what’s behind the rise of Telegram.

See also: ‘Telegram: Why won’t you take my naked photos down?’

Motion graphics by Jacqueline Galvin.

Produced by the Reality Check digital video team.