version of the full app. It was developed for low bandwidth connections with
data saving features. The size of the Twitter Lite is just 3MB, thus making
downloads on 2G connections quick and easy.
According to the Twitter‘s blog, the Lite app is now available for Android in 24
countries around the world, including 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.
from a mobile site (lite.twitter.com) and was later converted to an app in
September and launched in Philippines. After some testing and feedback, Twitter
decided to launch it in other countries.