The new coronavirus, COVID-19, is having a strong impact on the world we know. A high number of dead and infected, quarantined, the many services affected. Everything is changing and, at the moment, several changes are necessary so that things continue to work, at least, with the minimum possible quality. After the limits imposed on YouTube where the maximum quality is now 480p, it is now the time for WhatsApp to know the limits as well. It’s just that an application like this can’t fail!
WhatsApp has new limits starting today! See what changes
With more than two billion users worldwide, WhatsApp is undoubtedly the most successful messaging application. All this because it also works, normally, without any flaws. The problem is that the issue of teleworking and the fact that we are in quarantine has been overloading this platform. After all, we have to communicate and maintain ties. They are important for our sanity.
It is true that WhatsApp has been strengthening its platform. However, it can’t take everything. Thus, as reported by the WABetaInfo website, it is no longer possible to send videos to our state, if they are longer than 16 seconds. That is, only 15 seconds will be allowed. This is already in place in some countries, starting in India.
Until now, it was possible to record videos for up to 30 seconds for this purpose. Now that number has halved. This should give some relief to the platform because in some countries this is a widely used feature. Often even for a quick personal introduction. Of course, when things calm down this measure can be lifted.
Restrictions on online services are not new. In fact, several streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon have already restricted quality in Europe, in order to avoid service overload. In fact, it is better to decrease it a little and give it to everyone, than to keep everything the same and only give it to some. Still, and contrary to what you might think, this measure is not being well accepted by everyone. Some users even requested a reduction in the monthly fee …