Meta Discontinues Messenger Lite on Android Amid Upcoming Enhancements

  • Messenger Lite, Meta’s streamlined app, to discontinue after September 18, redirecting users to Messenger or FB Lite.
  • Messenger Lite, initially launched in 2016, had an estimated 760 million downloads, with the most from India.
  • This comes alongside changes such as dropping SMS support and implementing end-to-end encryption in Messenger.
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