Facebook, Instagram trim video streaming quality to soothe internet speed
The bit rates for videos on Facebook and Instagram will be reduced in India, Europe and Latin America during this period of peak demand.
Most residential connections are designed for strong download speed. Enterprise work, on the contrary, requires high upload speed.
MUMBAI : Facebook Inc on Tuesday announced reducing the quality of videos on its primary social networking site and Instagram -- its photo sharing app -- to ease the rising internet traffic from residential areas due to large work from home mandates amid rapidly spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.