"Why do I need a 4Ghz quadcore to run facebook?" This is why. A single word split up into 11 HTML DOM elements to avoid adblockers.
@antifarben At one time in the 90's the bandwidth conservation society was a thing. Can't find much about it now.
@antifarben Facebook is a good web site /sarcasm
yeah, probably, but wouldn't that mean they're excluding people who rely on that technology from either knowing it's sponsored content, or from accessing the ad / knowing it's there? if the ad is truly so useful (we all know it's not), why exclude people who rely on screen readers?
@antifarben ahhh - is *this* why the Facebook website on iOS makes my iPhone get really hot...
Fuckit, hot take: if you're using Facebook in 2019, you deserve whatever comes to you.
@user0x00 the topic here is rather the anti-adblock movements of content providers. It's not only Facebook. There are other platforms as well that are trying to trick adblockers.
@antifarben Making web standard, semantic, fast loading and accessible sites was supposed to be a sunny life goal, now it's an ugly fight against ad creeps, analytic lunatics, naive designers and irresponsible developers spitting out this 'disruptive' shit to please their deranged managers high on dark patterns and user misery.
The only way forward is full speed down hill with this self destructive madness. The faster the better.
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