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WhatsApp doubles the capacity of its servers to respond to the increase in use by the coronavirus


The demand for audio messages and video calls doubled on WhatsApp and for this reason Facebook reinforced the ability of its servers to respond to demand.

Facebook

I announced that it is

reinforcing its infrastructure

to answer the

increased use due to the epidemic

from
        
        
coronavirus

        

 , and for this reason it has

doubled server capacity

the messaging application

WhatsApp

, also your property.

The CEO and founder of
        
        
Facebook

        

 ,
        
        
Mark Zuckerberg

        

 , assured in a press conference on Wednesday that the use of

video calls and voice calls

from
        
        
WhatsApp

        

 was gone

duplicate in passes with quarantine measures

against covid-19 coronavirus like Italy.

To respond to this, Facebook ensures that it has increased its infrastructure and its servers in general, and specifically on WhatsApp the capacity of the servers has doubled.

"A massive outbreak is not yet happening in every country in the world. If it does happen, we have to make sure that we control the situation at the infrastructure level to ensure that things are not saturated," said Zuckerberg, quoted by the Mashable specialized site.

Also, the founder of the company has assured that in the current situation, the infrastructure of Facebook is "in a sustained way beyond the peak that occurs on New Year's Day."

INFORMATION CENTER ON COVID-19

Facebook has also wanted to combat disinformation related to the coronavirus and has launched a new information center on the disease from reputable sources such as the World Health Organization (WHO), located in the

news feed

from your homonymous social network.

This feature, which is already available in countries such as Spain, Italy, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States, will be extended to more countries this Thursday, according to the company announced in a statement sent to Europa Press. In turn, this resource is also available on a special WhatsApp site, available at

www.whatsapp.com/coronavirus

.

In addition, the US company has made its collaborative work tool Workplace Advance available to governments free of charge for the next 12 months to respond to emergency situations.

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