Twitter rolls out Lite app in 24 countries

Friday 1 December 2017 | 08:40 CET | News
Twitter has announced the launch of its 'Lite' app in 24 countries after a successful trial in the Philippines. At under 3MB, the app is designed to load faster on a slow connection and to be "more resilient on unreliable mobile networks", with the company claiming a 50 percent rise in the number of tweets since it launched Lite earlier this year. Options include an offline mode and a data saver mode that only downloads the images and videos users want to see. In addition, users can access a version of Twitter Lite via the company's mobile website and won't require an email, credit card or

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Companies: Twitter
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