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Australians turn to online private messaging services, digital platforms continue to expand amid COVID-19 crisis

Friday 23 October 2020 | 07:58 CET | News
The use of online private messaging services in Australia has grown significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, as workplaces and schools moved to remote access and people sought alternatives to face-to-face communication, according to a report from The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. The study also found that Facebook Messenger had an estimated 14.7 million monthly active users in Australia in June this year, while Facebook-owned WhatsApp had 8 million monthly active users.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Australian Competition and Consumer Commission / Google
Countries: Australia
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