WhatsApp Recorded Over 1.4B Voice/Video Calls on New Year’s Eve

WhatsApp has made more than 1.4 billion voice and video calls on New Year’s Eve globally according to Facebook. And, this is the most ever calls in a single day on WhatsApp

“More than 1.4 billion voice and video calls were made on New Year’s Eve 2020 globally, the most ever calls in a single day on WhatsApp.”


Furthermore, “WhatsApp calling increased over 50% compared to the same day last year,” Facebook wrote.

“At Facebook, we saw surges in video chatting all year across Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp, and last night was no exception. “


In addition, “New Year’s Eve is a historically busy night for our services, but this year set new records,” Facebook mentioned in the blog.

infographic with stats about usage of Facebook's apps on New Year's Eve
Photo Source: Facebook

Also, according to Facebook, the biggest day ever for Messenger group video calls (3+ people) in the US was recorded on New Year’s Eve of 2020. Facebook has stated that nearly 2X more group video calls on NYE compared to the average day were logged

And, globally on New Year’s Eve, more than 55 million live broadcasts were made across Facebook and Instagram.

Source: Facebook

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