Instagram Lite debuts, designed for smartphone users in developing countries

Erika Beras Jun 29, 2018
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Instagram Lite debuts, designed for smartphone users in developing countries

Erika Beras Jun 29, 2018
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Instagram Lite popped up on the Google Play Store this week. It’s a slimmed down version of Instagram for people in developing countries. It works where networks are smaller, spottier and Android phones are more popular. Instagram Lite is a follower here, Facebook Lite arrived in 2015 and it now has over 200 million users.

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