VPN One Click new download installations skyrocketed in Brazil where users wanted to use VPN One Click to unblock WhatsApp. VPN One Click within just a few hours of the block observed 51000 new installations.
Last week there was a huge buzz over the Internet when a single judge of a Brazil court announced that WhatsApp, a popular messaging application, to be blocked in Brazil for 72 hours.
This was not the first time that WhatsApp faced such a ban in Brazil, the first time it was blocked was in December 2015.
WhatsApp, the most popular messaging application, is owned by Facebook and boasts of having over 1 billion active users globally. That means 1 in 7 people in the world use WhatsApp. WhatsApp claims that people share 42 billion messages, 1.6 billion photos, 250 million videos on WhatsApp per day. So, it is an extremely popular messaging application world-wide and in Brazil too, it’s quite popular with a user base of 100 million Brazilians.
A WhatsApp official said, “After cooperating to the full extent of our ability with the local courts, we are disappointed a judge in Sergipe decided yet again to order the block of WhatsApp in Brazil. This decision punishes more than 100 million Brazilians who rely on our service to communicate, run their businesses, and more, in order to force us to turn over information we repeatedly said we don’t have.”
The move by the Brazilian court to block WhatsApp was not taken very well by Internet savvy people and Brazilians in particular.
Just a few hours after the Brazilian court announced its decision to block WhatsApp, the outraged people began to look out for options and alternatives to the messaging application. While some people installed some less popular messaging apps, most people unblocked their favorite WhatsApp by installing various VPN software applications.
Most of the VPN service providers downloads skyrocketed within just a few hours after the courts decision to block WhatsApp. VPN is a Virtual Private Network which enables users to access blocked and restricted websites and applications in their region by providing an encrypted connection through a VPN server which is located in a different geographical region.
VPN One Click, a VPN service provider established in 2011, also observed a spike in its number of app downloads after WhatsApp was blocked in Brazil. In just a few hours after the ban, VPN One Click saw 51000 new installations of its VPN application.
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