Facebook launches Facebook Messenger Lite for slow networks

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Facebook has been doing quite a bit of work to make its social network more accessible to people with slow networks and limited data. Its rolled out the Facebook Lite app to address such needs and now it's optimising its messenger app to make it more data efficient.

Besides users that with limited data plans, the new Facebook Messenger Lite app is less resource hungry making it ideal for users with budget Android devices. The Facebook Messenger Lite app offers about tge same expriebce as the full fledged Messenger app and comes at just 10MB in size.

The Facebook Messenger Lite app would be rolling out to users in Kenya, Tunisia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and Venezuela now, with other countries coming in the following months.