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George Ma
March 24 15:11

Major social networks will reduce video content quality due to coronavirus

It's about Facebook and Instagram.
Earlier it became known that YouTube will start showing video of worse quality due to a new type of pneumonia pandemic. Now, the largest social networks have joined this initiative, which will also reduce the quality of video content due to coronavirus.
The list Facebook and Instagram, which have to resort to such measures to reduce the load on computer networks during quarantine. However, it should be noted that at the moment it is known that the deterioration of quality will affect only Europe.
"To help alleviate any potential network congestion, we will temporarily reduce bit rates for videos on Facebook and Instagram in Europe. We are committed to working with our partners to manage any bandwidth constraints during this period of heavy demand, while also ensuring people are able to remain connected using Facebook apps and services during the COVID-19 pandemic," concluded a representative of Facebook.