As we all know that Instagram just got into an offline mode and on the other hand Facebook lite just able to targeted more than 200 million users all over the globe. From a report; after success launches of Messenger lite in five countries, Facebook now decide to expand Messenger lite app to over more than 100 countries, that includes Vietnam, Nigeria, Peru, Turkey, Germany, Japan and the Netherlands etc.
Facebook’s Messenger head David Marcus reveled the announcement today, he said:
“Making sure that everyone can have a great experience with Messenger irrespective of the age of their smartphone is very important to us.”
Messenger lite just seems like to the Messenger app; containing messaging, photo, link and stickers etc but it dose not contain heavy and more data charges features like Camera effect, Messenger day and some other features.
It made with low size storage so that it can be downloaded quickly by the users and also do not cover much memory on phone storage. You can use it at those areas where there is a slow internet connections like 2G networks etc and it is specially designed to save data. It runsalmost on all Androids phones.
Screenshots of Messenger lite
TechCrunch commented about it something like this on their site:
Now at 1.2 billion users, most of Messenger’s audience is outside the United States. If Facebook can make it more convenient for them to use its chat app instead of standard and more expensive SMS, it creates a big reason to stay in the Facebook family of apps. Messaging has emerged as the center of the mobile experience, and owning it worldwide is crucial to Facebook’s continued power.
Read further more at TechCrunch.