Facebook introduced Messenger Lite this morning, a retooled Messenger app for customers with ageing units, or who're in spaces with slower knowledge connection speeds. With the Lite model, other folks from all over the place can keep hooked up with their pals and circle of relatives, with no need to fear about Messenger hogging all forms of knowledge.
Messenger Lite weighs in at slightly below 10MB, a large narrow down from the usual model we use right here in the United States. To make the app smaller, it sounds as if Facebook has stripped a couple of options, with the large one being Chat Heads. On the other hand, customers at the Lite model can nonetheless ship and obtain texts, hyperlinks to webpages, percentage pictures, and see stickers.
Each Messenger and Messenger Lite use the similar icon, however for many who have get entry to, the Lite model’s colours are inverted. As an alternative of a white bolt on a blue chat bubble, the bolt is blue on a white bubble.
Messenger Lite is now rolling out to other folks in Kenya, Tunisia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and Venezuela. Search for Messenger Lite in different nations within the coming months.