Facebook Messenger 'slims down' for old phones

Facebook Messenger 'slims down' for old phones
 

Facebook has announced a "slimmed down" version of its Messenger app for countries where older smartphones and slower net speeds are more common.
The company said Messenger Lite had the "core features" of the full app such as the ability to share text and photos.
The app will compete with Facebook-owned WhatsApp, which the company says is used by more than a billion people.
One analyst said offering a stripped-back service for developing markets would "drive adoption of services".
"Targeting users in emerging markets with 'lite' apps is not a new... read more

 
3 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 36
Source: BBC
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