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Recent posts by Jon Robson View all

Why it took a long time to build that tiny link preview on Wikipedia

The history of page previews.

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How Wikimedia helped mobile web readers save on data

Photos are a ubiquitous element of Wikipedia's most popular and highest quality articles, and this change means that your phone will only load images as you scroll down a page, rather than on opening a page.

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