1.4 billion voice and video calls made on New Year's Eve across FB services
On New Year's Eve (NYE), Facebook saw an enormous surge in video chatting across Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp. NYE is a historically busy night for the company but this year set new records.
More than 1.4 billion voice and video calls were made on NYE 2020 globally. The most ever calls in a single day on WhatsApp. WhatsApp calling increased over 50% compared to the same day last year.
NYE 2020 was the biggest day ever for Messenger group video calls (3+ people) in the US, with nearly 2X more group video calls on NYE compared to the average day.
There were more than 55 million live broadcasts across Facebook and Instagram globally on NYE.