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This article was published on September 10, 2009


Facebook Lite goes live in the US. And another BITE out of Twitter pie.

Facebook Lite goes live in the US. And another BITE out of Twitter pie.
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zliteNot hours after Facebook announces @mentions/tagging of status updates, Facebook lite goes live.

Yes, the Facebook lite service that became public knowledge a couple of months of back was supposedly intended for international users with slower connections. However a peak at the new Facebook lite and how its been introduced shows a complete design revamp and an ideal counter-offer for what Twitter has to offer.

Sadly, the site is currently available only to US users, where internet connections are particularly slow(?).</sarcasm> Update: Now India too.

Simply put, this is a slimmer, slender and faster version of Facebook.com. With less of the invites and mess, but more of the content.

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