Telegrams FAQ only explain what the green ticks mean in a normal chat ( https://telegram.org/faq#q-what-do-the-green-ticks-mean ).

Does anyone know what the second tick in a group-chat exactly means? Does it mean one person has read the message? Or all people in the group? Or maybe half of them?

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Same as in normal chat. One person read message. -- DrKLO (github.com)

Source: https://github.com/DrKLO/Telegram/issues/397


As long as the tick gets doubled soon and during this short period it's not possible for all of the members to open the chat, I assume that at least one has read the message. But I like the "half" theory :)))))


It means exactly what it says in the FAQ.

One tick - Your message has been sent successfully and is waiting for them to open the app and look at it.

Two ticks - They have opened your message.

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    Yeah but what do you mean by "they"? Does it mean at least one person has opened the message or all people in the group? – sloewen Apr 10 '14 at 17:44

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