WhatsApp Sets New Record During Socially Distanced New Year’s Eve

The year 2020 was troublesome because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic not only changed the way we live but also the way we interact with each other. Now 2021 has started but the pandemic is not in full control. Just to maintain the social distance, the New year’s eve was also not celebrated as it had to be before. People have to celebrate the eve while staying at home which helps the WhatsApp to set a new record. WhatsApp Set New Record During Socially Distanced New Year’s Eve by making 1.4 billion voice and video calls.

WhatsApp Set New Record During Socially Distanced New Year’s Eve

Facebook has published an infographic on the first day of 2021. Facebook announced how people celebrated it using its apps: WhatsApp, Messenger, and Instagram.

WhatsApp Set New Record During Socially Distanced New Year’s Eve

Among these apps, WhatsApp has made the most ever calls in a single day globally. Moreover, it is a 50% increase as compared to the same day last year.

As far as Messenger goes, New Year’s Eve 2020 was the biggest day ever for Messenger group video calls in the United States. There were nearly twice more group video calls on New Year’s Eve compared to the average day. Similarly, there were more than 55 million live broadcasts across Facebook and Instagram globally.


Onsa Mustafa

Onsa is a Software Engineer and a tech blogger focuses on providing the latest information regarding the innovations happening in the IT world. She likes reading, photography, travelling and exploring nature. Contact: [email protected]
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