Found this article on HN comment thread. Really nice read!
It clearly shows problems in 2015 and made accurate predictions that in 2020 things would be even worse…

Had to fetch an archived cus the images weren’t loading on the live website.

  • Dessalines
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    43 years ago

    Also surprisingly a lot of those flashy animation-type things are surprisingly small. Its mainly the tracking and analytics javascript bundles that you see sites like medium insert into every page that makes them hugely bloated.

    • TmpodOPA
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      43 years ago

      Yeah true! It’s honestly baffling sometimes how faster a page can load if you block stuff with uBlock or smth similar. Specially noticeable on mobile…