What is Facebook Lite the inside Story

Facebook Lite

World’s most popular social networking website facebook launch a new application Facebook Lite. Facebook Lite is realy lite version of facebook for android smartphones according to Vijay Shankar, Product Manager for Facebook Lite.

Facebook Lite edition in launched on 4 may only on selected region Bangladesh, Nepal, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Zimbabwe ( asia ) . In is introduced after few weeks to rest of the world.

User can download Facebook Lite from play store.

It is less than 1MB so installation of this app is very fast.Its loading time is very low. It includes Facebook’s core experiences like News Feed, status updates, photos, notifications and more.

facebook lite screenshot
facebook lite screenshot


FaceBook Lite is compatible to all of android phones with minimum android version 2.2 or compatible with all above versions.

This Lite version of Facebook is compatible for even low ram and low memory android phones.

Benefits Of FaceBook Lite

Because of its 1 MB size it is compatible and working well with low memory and ram configuration mobiles.

It also works well on 2G network. All of these countries like sri lanka, Vietnam has very low internet network coverage. Typical Facebook version is about 32 MB and big configuration files.

So Typical Facebook version is not working well with low quality internet or 2G internet.

But In Facebook Lite all of Facebook features core experiences like News Feed, status updates, photos, notifications and more  are working with very small files.

Data Files and  configuration files are small in size so it use less data of your internet pack.

What You can do with Facebook Lite

  • You can send message to your friends and your group conversations
  • You can get notifications when friends like and comment on your posts
  • User can also See what friends are upload on facebook
  • User can share updates and photos and posts with this Lite version of facebook.