What is Instagram Lite? Why is it important?

Instagram app is now loaded with features. Reels, Shopping, and many other features grouped together to make things messy. But there are people who love apps with no frills. Instagram lite is just that. At the ‘Facebook fuel for India‘ event, Instagram lite make a comeback to the Indian Market. Instagram lite is just 2MB in size and is a clean and trimmed version of Instagram built for Low bandwidth and low specs smartphones.

The lite variant of the app will deliver better performance and consume less resources. It will be available in several Indian languages – Bangla, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, and Telugu. The overall experience of the app is similar to that of the full-fledged version, but it removes several key functionalities such as Reels, Shopping, and IGTV to offer users a clean and light experience.

Alongside the new app, Instagram brought the ‘Born on Instagram 2.0′ creator program to India. It is designed as the next version of the initiative that was launched in November 2019 to help creators grow and showcase their photos and videos to the public. Vishal Shah(V.P.) highlighted how India was the first country where ‘Reels’ and dedicated ‘Reels tab’ were launched by Instagram.

Recently the new ‘Instagram Live rooms’ had also been launched in the country. Users can now do live sessions with three people on the app. With the new Instagram Lite app, Facebook also has it’s lite version of the app as well as lite version of it’s messaging app ‘Messenger’. Thanks for reading. Comment down your thoughts. Subscribe to our Newsletter for more Tech news and reviews. And also keep up with us on Instagram.

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