Twitter Lite with decrease knowledge utilization turns into out there in 24 new nations
Twitter is rolling out its “Lite” model, after a profitable trial within the Philippines. The Android app will grow to be out there in two dozen nations throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, the Center East and Latin America.
Not too totally different from Fb Lite, Twitter has additionally constructed a model of its app that’s optimized for growing nations. Twitter Lite minimizes knowledge utilization, which makes it extra accessible in areas the place knowledge plans are too costly.
The app is ready to load quicker on a gradual connection. Twitter says it’s “extra resilient on unreliable cellular networks,” like 2G and 3G. Twitter moreover lowered the dimensions of the app to underneath 3MB, in order that it doesn’t take up an excessive amount of house on a telephone.
The total listing of nations the place Twitter Lite is being made out there is 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.
Twitter says its Lite experiment has led to a better than 50% enhance in tweets.
The transfer ought to assist Twitter develop its presence internationally. The corporate has 330 million month-to-month lively customers, 80% of whom are outdoors the U.S.
Twitter traders intently watch the corporate’s person development. After a unstable few years on the inventory market, Twitter’s inventory has principally remained fixed for the previous 12 months. However at $20.58, it’s nonetheless lower than a 3rd of the excessive of $69 it achieved in early 2014.
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Author: Elis Paul
Elis Paul is a Blogger from Germany. He is a Software Engineer and currently doing M.Phil in Computer Science from the Technical University of Munich