Facebook Shuts Down Facebook Lite

Just seven months after first launching Facebook Lite, the company has decided to shut the service down. Facebook Lite was a simplified version of the site which was supposedly “optimized for people with slow connections” but apparently not enough people were using it. Funny enough, many of the people that I knew were using the site were users with fast connections who liked a slimmed version of the site.

First noticed by ReadWriteWeb, Facebook has not said anymore aside from the following message which they posted on the company’s Facebook Page: