Twitter’s announces the launch of
#TwitterLite. It’ll consume less data. This is a global launch which is available in 6 Indian languages.
The new light version which can be accessed from a web browser in contrast to the heavier app version available on iOS and Android that needs to be downloaded from either the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store. A Progressive Web App as the name suggests is web based and it uses modern web capabilities to deliver an app-like user experience.
According to the company, the new web-based interface “is a new mobile web experience accessible to anyone with a smartphone or tablet with a browser, optimized for speed with up to 30% faster launch times, reduces data usage up to 70% with data saver mode turned on, and takes up less than 1MB on mobile devices.”