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How Telegram Bots Can Be Useful in Channels

Bots can participate in channels only as admins. Admin rights allow bots sending and editing posts, renaming channels, and so on.

Admin rights

Just like in groups, channel admins can select bot admin rights where the default options can be configured in BotFather.

Adding buttons to posts

The most common use case for bots in channels is adding buttons: likes, links, and other.

This works with use of the "Edit messages of others" admin right: a bot may add buttons when editing messages.

Like this:

Post with buttons