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Google AMP Can Go To Hell

in 🔗 Links

This article is from 2018, but it’s so true! It contains a lot of good reasons why Google AMP is bad for the health of the web. To do my part, I don’t implement AMP for my sites. Google can go to hell. Who are they to decide how the web should work? They didn’t invent it, they didn’t popularise it – they got filthy rich off of it, and think that gives them the right to tell the web what to do.

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Why my blog has NO AMP version

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Two days ago, Owen Williams shared a story on Medium’s OneZero with the title “Google Is Tightening Its Grip on Your Website”. He tells that it seems like Google is trying to get more power over the web in a somewhat evil way by forcing sites to implement an AMP (“accelerated mobile pages”) version. When sites don’t implement it, they won’t appear in Chrome’s discover page or in the top search results.

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Jan-Lukas Else