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Facebook's Messenger Lite Android App

Reports declared that Facebook expanded the Facebook Messenger Lite globally till April this year. The Lite version of Facebook Messenger was created keeping in mind that not all internet users have access to high speed internet as well as unlimited data.

The Messenger Lite app came out in October of 2016.

Unfortunately, Facebook has not revealed any plans for an iOS version of Messenger Lite, whether only for developing countries or also for the United States. Facebook hasn't revealed if the app will make it to Apple hardware.

A Facebook spokesperson said, "Messenger Lite is a slimmed-down version of Messenger that offers the key features of the app, while giving everyone the opportunity to stay connected to their friends and family, regardless of device or quality of internet connectivity".

As such, Facebook made Messenger Lite a while back. The senior officials also told that the app would utilize much less data connection as matched to other social networking sites or applications.

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The packaging will also change slightly but the model number will be printed on the box, so there's nothing to be anxious about. These are small quality of life changes as opposed to the total hardware shakeups that some may have been looking forward to.

Launched October past year, Messenger Lite packed only the bare necessities for Messenger users to be able to connect with their friends.

Messenger Lite initially debuted in Tunisia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and Venezuela, and its main goal was to pack in the core Messenger experience into an application that was considerably lighter and used less data than its regular counterpart. This is probably one of the main reason why Facebook has chose to now bring it to the USA and the other countries mentioned.

So if you too want to save some space on your device or some data, go ahead and download the app from the Google Play Store.

Lite version is developed for mobile data-constrained countries and entry-level Android smartphones.

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