Twitter application is downloaded and installed by 500 million users through Google Play Store And got 4.3 rating on Google Play Store . From 500 million users Twitter have 68 million Monthly Active Users from the United State Of America ( U.S.A. ) and 260 users are from another countries around the world.
Similarly to other social networks like Facebook , Linkedin twitter is also launched its lite version of Twitter application . Twitter lite application is currently available in beta version in Philippines country only . Twitter announced about twitter lite in march 2017 .Twitter Lite application runs on device with OS version Android 5.0 or higher version than Android 5.0 .Twitter Lite support both of English and Filipino languages . Users can be use on 2G and 3G networks easily . Twitter lite application is specially designed for those users who lived in a place or country where internet speed is slow and internet users are forced to use internet at lower speed .
As Twitter lite designed to use comfortably at lower internet speed . So Twitter choosed the Philippines country for beta testing of twitter lite application because ,"The Philippines market has slow mobile networks and expensive data plans while mobile devices with limited storage are still very popular there. Twitter Lite helps to overcome these barriers to usage for Twitter in the Philippines . The test of the Twitter Lite app in the Google Play Store in the Philippines is another opportunity to increase the availability of Twitter in this market".
Twitter lite have many of the same basic functions of the main Twitter apps — “breaking news, sports scores, and entertainment updates. Interact with brands and your government, easily market your business, quickly provide or receive customer service” and options to view your Timeline, Notifications, the Explore tab, Messages and to customise your profile.twitter uses up to 70 percent less data, is smaller than 1MB in size, and launches up to 30 percent faster. The Android Lite app, meanwhile, when installed uses “under 3MB.”
The Twitter representative said , "the app was "an experiment," and the company is still evaluating on bringing it to other markets. Like many other 'Lite' apps, Twitter Lite specializes in using as little cellular data as possible, even including an extreme Data Saver mode that only loads images and videos when tapped on. "