“Now you can present a nickname to their family and friends members with the replace Messenger Lite.”
Fb has introduced that Messenger Lite, the slimmed down model of Fb’s common messaging app, has began receiving the brand new replace that brings options like animated GIFs assist and numerous chat customisations. The brand new options embrace the choice to pick out completely different colors for every chat and set a nickname for family and friends members to make it extra private. Regardless of the brand new options, the Lite app works effectively with gradual web connections and older Android gadgets, claims Fb.
Beforehand, Messenger Lite might obtain GIFs, however there was no choice to ship any. The brand new replace doesn’t present any built-in GIFs, however customers can search them by the third-party keyboards or manually. Earlier this yr, Fb had launched the video calling characteristic so that individuals might get a dwell face-to-face chatting expertise even on fundamental gadgets.
“Along with making steady investments to the standard and velocity of Messenger Lite, we launched video calling this yr as a result of having decrease bandwidth or an older Android cellphone shouldn’t imply you may’t chat face-to-face dwell with the folks you care about most. We’re additionally making investments to extra promptly handle bugs or violating content material so folks can have essentially the most constructive experiences attainable in Messenger Lite. We sit up for sharing extra options and enhancements in 2019.”, Fb acknowledged in an announcement posted on its web site.
With the most recent replace, the app though has change into feature-rich, the dimensions of the app continues to be restricted to inside 10MB, which permits quick obtain, much less cupboard space and swift efficiency. The total model of Fb Messenger comes with the dimensions of round 47MB, which is simply too giant for the machine with the older Android variations or gradual connections. It has typically been criticised for being unnecessarily bloated. Nonetheless, the Messenger Lite, being a stripped model, gives fundamental messaging options, which has now been additional spiced up with the replace.