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Facebook has just released a ‘Lite’ version of their app on the Google Play store that is meant to use less data and work on even slower mobile data networks. The app is aimed at low-end Android devices and targeted towards users in developing markets like Nepal and Bangladesh where 2G mobile data is still prevalent.

Ditch Facebook Messenger and bring chat back to the original app. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Ditch Facebook Messenger and bring chat back to the original app. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

If you’re one of the many who hate having to use a dedicated app for Facebook chat, you can bring messaging back to the original app with Facebook Chat Re-Enabler. It’s a free download and easy to install, and it lets you do away with the standalone Facebook Messenger app.

WhatsApp will make you wait for voice calling. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

WhatsApp will make you wait for voice calling. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

WhatsApp, one of the most popular messaging services on mobile, has long had plans to step up its assault against the likes of Skype and Viber with a free voice calling feature that was initially promised for the second quarter of 2014. Now the company’s CEO has confirmed that the launch is planned for early 2015 instead.

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Facebook today became the first third-party Android app (not build by Google) to surpass 1 billion installs from Google Play. It’s even more popular than a number of Google’s own apps, including Hangouts, Google Search, and even Chrome.

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Facebook has rolled out a new update for its Messenger app for Android that delivers Android Wear support, giving those with compatible watches the ability to reply to friends with voice replies right from their wrists.

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