@requiem :) that's the job of a search engine and they all do it the same way

@requiem that's the whole idea with google from day 1. they decide what's good/top and what's bad/bottom.

this doesn't change that at all other than brings some transparency into one of the aspects and adds incentive for sites to become faster and more lightweight in hope of getting more traffic

Unlike Google’s other initiatives such as AMP and FLoC, the idea of page experience and Core Web Vitals is a sensible approach that will make the web a faster, more efficient and more secure place plausible.io/blog/page-experie

@XxAlexXx not a fan of the new mobile app? i personally switched to it as it's mush faster and better designed. the old version should still be somewhere on the fdroid i think

@stevenroose @1ll173r47 i think that's how all browsers and the web in general work... every single request sends the user agent and the IP address. be it to a website, to an image, to fonts etc. not sure if there are technological ways to avoid that

@1ll173r47 @stevenroose true. it's more the design that will be broken and all those icons that people use for login etc will be impossible to guess

@mattj ah ok yeah we haven't really planned anything as even if this happens it will be a long time from now with a long time to prepare. it's an important part of the web

@stevenroose what do you suggest firefox can do about that? blocking google fonts will break most of the websites that use it and they work hard on their blocking so it doesn't affect the websites at all

@mattj hmm ok i'm not aware of it going ahead. normally these type of initiatives are announced way in advance as they break many things so not sure

@mattj is that going ahead or? i wasn't aware that they went with it

@masstransitkrow i tried that in the past but it makes it more difficult to unblock stuff that's blocked and can break more things than firefox out of the box. it's a good alternative for sure for some people especially if you don't mind manually tweaking it a bit here and there

@nurinoas depends really on what you use ublock origin for. i'm now running firefox without any extensions for a month or so since they introduced the cookie protection.

it takes care of privacy intrusive ads/scripts and it protects from cookie tracking at the same time.

doesn't have the granular way of blocking stuff and doesn't have the element blocker that ublock origin has but works perfect out of the box for vast majority of people i would say

A shoutout to Mozilla and everyone working on Firefox! Thanks for making this beautiful, open source and privacy friendly browser 🙌

@renniezen yeah it's nice! luckily i was able to convert most of my family to it

@TinBee for sure. wordpress is good at that with tens of thousands of plugins that allow you to do whatever you want

Amazing work by Telegram on their new web app! No installation needed and only 400 KB in size! Works on desktop and mobile too. That's how the web can be when teams care about speed and efficiency 🙌

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