Facebook shuts down Facebook Lite

We learned a lot, says brief post

Facebook Lite so light it s floated off

Facebook has shut down Facebook Lite - but insists that the experiment was a success.

Facebook Lite, launched last year, was designed for those with poor connections, offering a pared down service.

Anyone trying to access the Lite version will now be redirected to full fat Facebook.

No longer supporting it

"We're no longer supporting it, but learned a lot from the test of a slimmed-down site," read a post on the Lite Facebook fan page.

Speculation about exactly why Lite was finished is rife, but Facebook has remained closed lipped so far.

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Of course, it could well be that with phone versions and better connections proliferating, there simply wasn't enough demand for a reduced service.

We'd ask if anyone here was upset, but we never got round to TechRadar Lite so you probably can't even read this.