New Kind of Secret Chat: Sensay on Telegram

Chat anonymously with people everywhere

May 25, 2016 · 3 min read

In one year, Sensay has grown to a community of over one million awesome humans across the US and UK. And there are still hundreds of thousands of people in 120 countries on the waiting list, awaiting access to Sensay in text.

In early 2016, we found an easier way to let people use Sensay and started launching a Sensay bot in every messenger. Telegram made the top of the list for messengers we love: it’s open yet secure, it has global adoption with over 100 million users, and it’s the first to create a solid platform for bots.

Telegram is known for security, ephemeral messages, and bots. It’s like we were made for each other. — @sensaybot

Sensay and Telegram share the same values: we believe users’ privacy is of ultimate importance. We believe in secret chats. On Sensay, your identity is protected and every chat is totally anonymous.

Think of Sensay like a switchboard operator who can connect you with people around the world, on any topic, for a conversation. On Telegram, starting a secret chat with someone in your contact list means you have the option to make the messages ephemeral (disappearing messages, like Snapchat).

How does Sensay work in Telegram?

Sensay matches people who need advice with someone who can help, via chat.

  1. Tell Sensay what advice you need

The Stranger Graph

Even with 100 million users, the average person on Telegram has a limited contact list. Sensay makes a wonderful enhancement, extending your contact list to everyone. Think of Sensay as the contact in your Telegram messenger that represents everyone you don’t know and would love to chat with.

Telegram is a messenger made for people who want to chat without the worry of surveillance of their data for the purpose of ads. It’s also a lightweight replacement for other messengers like WhatsApp that help users get around SMS charges chatting internationally.

From the Telegram founders:

“We believe in fast and secure messaging that is also 100% free. Commercial companies frequently face the need to compromise their values for financial gain. This is why we made Telegram a non-commercial project. Telegram is not intended to bring revenue, it will never sell ads or accept outside investment. It also cannot be sold. We’re not building a ‘user base’, we are building a messenger for the people.”

Relax, you can still use your Sensay Coins inside of Telegram. We believe in letting people connect and transact around anything they need, anywhere there is a chat bubble.

Get Sensay For Telegram

Add @SensayBot to your Telegram like any other contact.

New to Telegram? Make sure you download the app for mobile or desktop. You may get hooked.

People of Telegram and the world: be helpful to each other!

Ariel Jalali & Crystal Rose, Founders @ Sensay

Sensay is made with love by helpful humans in Venice, CA. You can reach them at or @sensay on Twitter


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