Twitter Lite was launched as an Android app simply over two months in the past when the software program was made out there for obtain on Google Play after spending just a few months on the internet as a lighter model of the cellular Twitter website. Nonetheless, the app was solely out there within the Philippines, an anomaly that the micro-blogging platform is now trying to rectify by extending its availability to 24 extra nations, most of that are creating markets in Asia, South America and Africa.
With the enlargement, the listing of the nations the place Twitter Lite is now out there embrace Algeria, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, Israel, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Malaysia, Nigeria, Nepal, Panama, Peru, Serbia, El Salvador, South Africa, Thailand, Tunisia, Tanzania and Venezuela alongside the Philippines. Curiously, India doesn’t function on the listing, and there’s no phrase on whether or not the corporate is trying to increase the provision of the app to extra areas any time quickly.
Asserting the elevated availability of Twitter Lite, the corporate’s product supervisor, Jesar Shah, wrote that the first goal of the platform was to optimize the cellular internet expertise in areas with unreliable cellular networks. In accordance with her, Twitter Lite was all the time meant to be “a brand new cellular internet expertise that minimizes knowledge utilization, hundreds faster on slower connections, and is extra resilient on unreliable cellular networks”. She additionally says that the corporate has seen elevated engagement from customers with the app, with Tweets despatched from it having elevated by over 50%.
In case you’re not in any of the 25 nations that Twitter Lite is formally out there in however wish to take it for a take a look at drive anyhow, it’s out there totally free on APK Mirror, so regardless of the place you might be, you may strive it out if you wish to.