WhatsApp users worldwide made more than 1.4 billion voice and video calls on New Year’s Eve 2020, the highest number of calls in a single day on the platform, according to Facebook. While New Year’s celebrations are always on the rise on Facebook’s platforms, the COVID-19 pandemic is setting new records. According to the social media giant, WhatsApp calls for New Year celebrations have increased by more than 50 percent compared to the same day last year. Facebook’s other services, such as Instagram and Messenger, are also expected to use the New Year on a large scale in 2020.
The festival night was also marked as the biggest day so far Messiah Group video groups (with 3+ people) in the US, a Blog post Via Facebook. There were almost twice as many group calls during New Year’s Eve compared to the average day for service. Above With The effect used in the messenger in the US is “2020 fireworks”.
Facebook Although New Year’s celebrations have historically been busy with its services, this year has set new records as people have turned to technology to stay socially remote. Live coverage of New Year’s Eve also increased, with more than 55 million live coverage of New Year’s Eve 2020 worldwide on Facebook and Instagram.
Facebook platforms like Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp The company said it saw an increase in video chatting throughout the year. Facebook Engineering has worked to drive “unprecedented capacity improvements” and make the company’s platform more resilient, the social media giant. The team also worked on load testing, disaster recovery testing and shuffling capability during New Year’s celebrations.
Meanwhile, there is WhatsApp Report Desktop users have launched voice and video calls to choose from, allowing them to make WhatsApp calls directly from their computers.