The Web’s Cruft Problem

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We’re in an era where web tech is absolutely amazing. Yet, most of us practitioners are absolutely shocked at how full of garbage so many websites are, especially on mobile. Intrusive, rude, sometimes dangerous ads, ill-considered layouts, “social” garbage everywhere, and the worst offense: being slow. It’s very weird choice companies make. Brad Forst has a special way of putting it.

Some browsers will even be taking things into their own hands.

TJ VanToll takes a look at the issue:

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