Facebook Instant Articles has extended its support to Android devices. Earlier, it was restricted to iOS users only but now expansion has taken place and anyone with the Android phone can have access to Instant Articles from Facebook.
Earlier, Facebook made it available in India and now the global rollout is in process.
“We’re excited to announce that everyone who uses the Facebook for Android app can now read thousands of Instant Articles every day in News Feed from publishers worldwide. Combined with our recent launch of Instant Articles to everyone on Facebook for iPhone, publishers can now deliver fast and immersive reading experiences to hundreds of millions of people daily across the two most popular mobile platforms in the world,” Product Manager Michael Reckhow, Product Manager said in a blog post.
Facebook Instant Articles now have more than 350 publishers from all over the world who have joined the Instant Articles program and are already publishing their content. This includes ABC, Buzzfeed, Mashable, NPR, New York Times, etc plus local publishers per region as well.