In some countries, the growth in the number of active messenger users exceeded 70%.
However, an increase in the number of people using different applications is observed not only in the messenger, but also in various social networks. Analysts at Kantar told the result of the study.
Specialists called their study the COVID-19 Barometer. The report said that between March 14 and 24, a survey was conducted in 30 regions.
Most often, users began to communicate on WhatsApp. For example, in Spain, popularity grew by 76%, and overall quarantine use increased by 51%.
Use of the social network Facebook grew by 40%. Other social networks have also become more popular amid the coronavirus pandemic.