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Twitter Lite launches in 5 more African countries

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It’s been more than a year since Twitter Lite launched in a select number of countries, including South Africa.

Today, the social network announced that its lightweight Android app is heading to 21 more countries, five of which are in Africa.

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Said African nations receiving the app includes Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Uganda and Zimbabwe. This brings the total number of countries to 46.

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Twitter Lite “is a faster, data friendly way for people to use Twitter to see what’s happening in the world”, the company explained in a tweet back in April 2017.

The app also features a number of data friendly features, including a data saver mode and a storage footprint of less than 1 MB. A number of other Twitter app features are also present, including threaded tweets, push notifications and a night mode.

In addition to the aforementioned African nations, Twitter Lite is now also available in the following countries:

  • Argentina
  • Belarus
  • Dominican Republic
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Nicaragua
  • Paraguay
  • Romania
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • Uruguay
  • Yemen

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