Instagram has launched through the Google Play Store in several developing countries Instagram Lite, a version that searches the same as Facebook Lite, launched more than a year ago: allow users with slow connections, limited data plans or devices less powerful people can have a good experience within the social network.
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Although Instagram did not make any official announcement, the app appeared in the Google Play Store , so anyone can download it. This is described in the store as “a small app, which will allow you to save space on your phone and download it quickly.”
Its size is 573 kilobytes, much lighter than the official Instagram app. On the positive side you will find that you can share images, do Stories and look at them and look for new profiles in the area of exploration of the app, although it will not allow you to make live videos or send direct messages to friends.
Last month Instagram also updated its website, which is lighter and which users with slow connections can access more easily.
“We are testing a new version of Instagram for Android that takes less space from your device, uses less data and boots faster,” the company said to the source site. The app will continue to reach more countries this year.
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