‘Facebook Lite’ hits 200 million active daily users

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In a recent post by Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook CEO announced that 200 million people around the world are using ‘Facebook Lite’.

We built a light version of Facebook for people with low bandwidth internet. Now 200 million people use it to connect around the world. I loved hearing this news — what a great start to the day.

Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday, 8 February 2017

We built a light version of Facebook for people with low bandwidth internet. Now 200 million people use it to connect around the world. I loved hearing this news — what a great start to the day.

Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Facebook Lite is an app designed for lower-end Android devices and developing smartphone markets, Lite is a small app for 2G networks. The Facebook Lite app is only 252KB, a size that is substantially lower than the 70.1MB Facebook iOS app and the 25MB Facebook Android app.Facebook Lite launched in 2015 to a limited number of countries across Asia and Africa including Bangladesh, Vietnam, Nigeria, Nepal, South Africa, Sudan, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe, it’s now available in 150 countries.