Facebook Has Launched the Slimmed Down Messenger Lite in the UK

  • Facebook Has Launched the Slimmed Down Messenger Lite in the UK

Facebook Has Launched the Slimmed Down Messenger Lite in the UK

The launch of the Messenger Lite app in the United States, however, is a short reprieve from the issue that Facebook is handling right now. If you use Messenger only for messaging, it can offer a simple, fast, and better app experience. Nothing more, nothing less.

Facebook has finally rolled out Messenger Lite for Android in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Ireland, with the app now available through the Google Play Store.

If you're one of those users who use Messenger exclusively for text communications and do not like the excess features that Facebook has lately bloated the app with, then Messenger Lite is just what you need. That is unless you're on iOS. Facebook, in an announcement today said, that the data-sipping app will now officially debut in the US, UK, Canada and Ireland. The app was first released in Kenya, Malaysia, Tunisia, Venezuela, and Sri Lanka, and was later expanded to more than 100 developing countries.

According to commentators, while the Messenger Lite helps people in places with sluggish mobile connectivity, users who would rather escape the snowballing features on the main app will also find it useful. This is one of the core reasons that stimulated the introduction of Messenger Lite. The Lite version is for those users who are using regular Messenger and irritated by all that extra stuff.

Still, Messenger Lite could appeal to a certain subset of users with limited financial resources to keep the Internet tap open, a.k.a. teens.

The Lite apps are smaller than 10MB to download and require far fewer system requirements. It means there's no voice calling or other multi-media that will use up your data quickly, and hopefully should mean you save some internet each month.

WhatsApp also has more than 1 billion users, and many people use both services.

In India, the Messenger Lite app allows users to send and receive texts, photos, links, emojis, and stickers.