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Facebook Lite, an Android version of the Facebook experience for lightweight devices and slower networks, will now launch in a gaggle of new countries.
Users in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States can now download the app through the Google Play Store. Previously, users were required to download the APK on other app repositories.
“To help make sure everyone can have a great Facebook experience regardless of where they connect, we rolled out Facebook Lite as a standalone, native app designed for lower end Android devices on spotty network connections to give people a reliable Facebook experience when bandwidth is low,” Facebook wrote in a 2015 update.
South Africa was among the launch countries for Facebook Lite in 2015.
It’s not clear whether Facebook’s “lite” push into developed nations will eventually include its other lite app, Messenger Lite.
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