Facebook Lite will soon available for developed countries, including US

Facebook Lite released in US for data-sipping social

Facebook Lite, which is a version of Facebook made for developing countries designs to run on 2G networks, is rollout to more countries, including developed countries as well, per Reuters.

Emerging markets such as India have a massive population, which means that there are a ton of customers that companies have yet to reach, which is why we're seeing more developers jump on board the "Lite" bandwagon. With the addition of the new countries, Facebook Lite is now available in more than 100 countries, but more may be added in the coming months. It offers numerous same features as regular Facebook such as News Feed, push notifications and status updates, but it cuts out some newer features like the marketplace and the built-in web browser.

We've seen that even in some developed markets people can have lower connectivity, so we want to make sure everyone has the option to use this app if they want. People were downloading the app because it's not officially available in all countries, but today its availability is expanding greatly. It now supports hundreds of countries and today launched in several new markets including Ireland, the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, France, New Zealand and, of course, Canada.

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