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Facebook Lite surpasses 200 million users, now being launched in 4 more countries

By Ciara Alarcon - on 9 Feb 2017, 1:09pm

Facebook Lite surpasses 200 million users, now being launched in 4 more countries

Facebook has announced that Facebook Lite doubled its number of users in less than a year, as it reached more than 200 million monthly active users around the world.

With this success, the lightweight version of Facebook is now being launched in four additional countries – Israel, Italy, South Korea, and the United Arab Emirates. Facebook also hopes to roll out its Facebook Lite in more countries soon.

The app now supports 55 languages, and is popular in many countries including Brazil, India, Indonesia, Mexico, and Philippines.

Facebook Lite aims to provide the same Facebook experience for users in areas with slow internet connections. Being lightweight, the app loads fast and works well in low end devices. It also uses less data, installs fast, loads quickly, and works on all types of Androids supporting all networks including 2G.