Publishers have created a web-abusive, reader-hostile web.
In 2016, single web pages from many media sites ranged from 5 to 10 megabytes in size, but the body of many of these articles was simple text.
Another unfortunate growing trend is that many responsively-designed websites use a tiny font size on phones. This creates an uncomfortable reading experience.
Since at least 2013, I have been thinking about (maybe obsessing over) the individual web article page.
I'll let others explain the frustrations and solutions by excerpting from links that I have collected, along with adding my own thoughts. Some aspects of each topic could appear in other pages. Overlap.
- Web Reading UX Etcetera
- Web Reading UX Etcetera Part 2
- Web Reading UX Etcetera Part 3
- Web Reading UX Etcetera Part 4
- Web Reading UX Etcetera Part 5
- Web Reading UX Etcetera Part 6
October 2016 Hacker News comment :)
Heh, I love how so many tech and design things are "manifestos" or "rebellions".
These pages were assembled in 2016-2017.