Your WhatsApp Status, it began to lead to a temporary reduction in the duration of the videos up to fifteen seconds. The caveat is a way to avoid the overload on the servers due to the extensive use of social networking for the measures to curb the growing pandemic of coronavirus, the cause of COVID-19.
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The change is temporary and only affects the Indian it – at least for the time being. According to the WABetaInfo on Twitter, “this is happening in India and it is most likely in an effort to reduce the traffic on the infrastructure server.
It is not known if the restriction will be in effect for the user of WhatsApp in other countries, such as Brazil. In the meantime, the high demand on services, from Facebook from the last few weeks and it is a challenge that is recognized by the social network.
WhatsApp Status that it has 500 million users around the world.
Facebook and Netflix will reduce the quality of streaming in Brazil
It is not only WhatsApp that has been adapted to the high demands of the traffic. Services such as Netflix, Facebook, and Instagram have had on the quality of the streaming videos that are changed in Brazil, in order to avoid a bottle-neck on the internet.
The Globoplay the presented solution is similar in order to maintain the operation of the platform, as the brazilian will remain in the home. According to the service, any content from the platform, it will be broadcast in HD (720p).
The reductions, in all cases, it is temporary.
Information: WABetaInfo (1) and (2), and TechCrunch