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Sidestepping App Stores, Facebook Lite and Groups get Instant Games

HTML5 almost ruined Facebook when baking in the mobile web standard to speed up development slowed down the performance of the social network’s main iOS and Android apps. For a brief moment in 2

Facebook Lite adds additional crisis response tools

Facebook Lite, the social network’s product for people in areas with low connectivity or limited internet, is making Community Help available to people in more than 100 countries. Facebook Lite

Facebook denies it collects call and SMS data from phones without permission

After an Ars Technica report that Facebook surreptitiously scrapes call and text message data from Android phones and has done so for years, the scandal-burdened company has responded that it only col

Facebook Lite, now Facebook’s fastest-growing app, reaches 100M monthly users

Facebook Lite, Facebook stripped down version of its service for Android, just past the notable landmark of 100 million monthly active users and became the social network's fastest growing mobile app.

Facebook Hits 100M Hours Of Video Watched A Day, 1B Users On Groups, 80M On Fb Lite

Everything at Facebook seems to be growing, according to Mark Zuckerberg’s Q4 earnings call comments. Facebook now sees 100 million hours of daily video watch time. There are 1 billion monthly u

CrunchWeek: Facebook Lite, Shopping On Pinterest, Brain-Powered Passwords

Happy Friday! It's time for another episode of CrunchWeek, the show that throws a few of us bloggers in front of TechCrunch TV cameras to chew the fat about some of the more interesting tech news stor

Facebook Lite Is A Stripped Down Android App For The Developing World

Facebook can be painfully slow on weak network connections or prohibitively expensive on stingy data plans that are common in India, Africa, and Southeast Asia. So today, Facebook is launching a bare-

It's Complicated, Literally. Facebook Kills Off Its Lite Version

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-174365" title="fbl" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/fbl.png" alt="" />I fully understand that Facebook must be an extremely hard site to

Facebook Lite: How Will Twitter Respond? Twitter Lite!

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/twee.jpg" width="195" height="56" />So, we now have <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2009/09/10/breaking-facebook-lite-launches-in-the-u-s/">Fa

Kickin' It Old School: Facebook Lite Launches In The U.S. And India

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/zlite-168x200.png" width="168" height="200" />Well here it is. Just as <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2009/08/11/facebook-begins-testing-face

Facebook Lite In Pictures. "So Much Damn Faster," Says User

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/4445-215x172.jpg" width="215" height="172" />So, we've already explained why the <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2009/08/11/facebook-begins-te

What Facebook Lite Actually Is. Hint: It's Not Twitter Or FriendFeed.

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/33-209x199.jpg" width="209" height="199" />So, the web pretty much exploded tonight over the appearance of something called "<a href="https://

Facebook Begins Testing Facebook Lite, A Faster Simpler Version Of The Service

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/2ni4mjt-630x628-200x200.jpg" width="200" height="200" />It looks like Facebook has tonight turned on a feature called "Facebook Lite" for some