The application has 50+ million downloads now, showing that it has been a hit in the countries it launched.
"We're excited to bring Messenger Lite to Android users in four new markets, including Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom and the USA", a Facebook spokesperson told TechCrunch. There are no indications for an iOS version and Facebook has no plans to launch it.
Liteapp is always targeted for users in developing countries who can only afford mid-range to entry level Android devices.
One of the main reasons cited by Facebook to introduce MessengerLite was that there are over a billion people who still don't have access to high speed 3G or 4G network. It's only 10MB in size, which is a significant cut down from the original FacebookMessenger app's download size of 46MB.
Android: Once upon a time, Facebook'sMessenger app was just a way to send chat message to your friends. People seem to enjoy its simple nature and data-friendly approach, even if they do have high-end smartphones. If it can keep people on Messenger, it's more likely to retain them in the rest of its family of apps. This is probably one of the main reason why Facebook has chose to now bring it to the United States and the other countries mentioned.
The app is available on the Google Play Store, and it is compatible with Android devices that are running on as low as Android 2.3 Gingerbread. That is not to say that adults won't use it. People in developed countries also have to deal with expensive data.
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Officials said the airport, which is on a plateau and encircled by military and paramilitary camps, was safe. SP Vaid, Director General of Police, Jammu and Kashmir , said that the three militants were of JeM outfit.
Three Border Security Force ( BSF ) personnel were injured in the attack, which began around 04:00 local time (22:30 GMT Monday). It opens into Gagoo Land on the rear of the BSF camp. "We have identified the overground worker who is himself also a militant.
On top of offering its data saving services, the app will also help you save on storage space, as it weighs only 10MB. It originally launched in five countries, Kenya, Tunisia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Venezuela, in October 2016.
Two gas cylinders had been discovered in the hallway of the building and two others on the pavement outside. A mobile phone attached to the cylinders was being investigated as a possible detonator, reports suggested.