In the past month, Facebook has seen a 1000% increase of people on the platform using group calling in Italy alone while messaging traffic has increased by 50%.
With over 60 million Italian residents in quarantine, it comes to no surprise that many people are using platforms such as Facebook to connect with friends and loved ones while staying home.
Even Italian’s that are being treated for COVID-19 in the hospitals are using the platform to communicate.
At this moment, Facebook has lowered the quality of videos in Europe in order to help reduce the demand on the internet service providers.
What platform are you using to connect with your friends and family? Let us know in the comments.
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