Following the path of Facebook and Google, Twitter has also introduced ‘Lite’ version of its service for emerging markets like India. Twitter Lite is basically a mobile site weighs less than 1MB.
Twitter Lite works via the web browser instead of a standalone app., It is designed to minimize data usage and give the better experience in slow internet connection.
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Twitter Lite claims to come with 30% faster launch time, quicker navigation and all notable features. It offers the timeline, Tweets, Direct Messages, trends, profiles, media uploads, notifications, and more.
It also comes with a data saver mode to further reduce the mobile data usage. In this mode, it will not fully load multimedia content. You will see the preview and choose what to load. In this mode, you will see 70% drop in data consumption.
It works on mobile web, so it will automatically get new features,
It also gives offline support, push notifications and more. It is now available globally at mobile.twitter.com. It aims emerging markets It comes in 42 languages including 6 indic languages.