Have you ever heard of the term Telegram Scraper? The term is indeed very new to Telegram users, and there are very few websites or videos on YouTube that discuss the term Telegram Scraper.
In the English dictionary the word scraper has the meaning of scraper. What is meant as a scraper in this Telegram application is the retrieval of all information about group members. Telegram Scraper is Artificial Intelligence (AI) software that aims to scrape Telegram user IDs from one Telegram group and import (or send) members of the Telegram group to other Telegram groups.
Protect telegram groups from telegram scrapers
The Telegram Scraper threat can be prevented by deactivating the function for adding users to the Telegram group. Since Telegram group members can also add new members to a Telegram group. In order to be able to deactivate the function for adding users, first make sure that you are an administrator in the telegram group.
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As a Telegram user, you also need to protect your account from the threat of Telegram scraper or information theft. Later, the groups in the Telegram application can no longer freely add your account to the group, with the exception of the Telegram group, whose phone number is already saved in your contacts.
1. To prevent the Telegram Scraper threat in the Telegram group, first make sure that you are acting as the group administrator. Now open the group and click on the logo or group name above the chat field.
2. Click the icon pencil to open other group settings. Select permission. In the authorization menu, the administrator can define what members in a telegram group can do or send. One of them is adding new members.
Deactivate functions add user so that members of the Telegram group can no longer add new members. Click the check mark and you are done. Now Telegram groups are protected from the threat of Telegram Scraper. Proceed as described above to protect your Telegram channel.
3. To prevent your Telegram account from being included in unknown Telegram groups, click on the symbol three lines to open the Telegram account settings. Select menu settings. Then select menu Privacy and security.
4. In Kolo privacy, search and select group. Choosing from Everyone to Change My contact. If you select My Contact, only Telegram users whose numbers are registered in your contacts can add your account to the Telegram group.
Follow the simple steps above to keep your Telegram group or account safe from the threat of Telegram scrapers or data thieves. Do not allow your Telegram account information to be misused by irresponsible parties.