@monorail ...what the absolute fuck is this
@monorail like, how does that defeat adblock in the first place
@Felthry it can’t find the “sponsored” text
@monorail can't it just look at the rendered output instead of the raw html, or some intermediate pass of rendering?
@Felthry not easily, at least
@monorail also I just realized those letters are in basically no order whatsoever, how does that work
@Felthry that is not all of it
@monorail even so why does that render as "sponsored" and not as "...jjknwjyywS..."
@Felthry css is used to make all the letters that aren’t supposed to be there invisible
@monorail we barely have any idea what css does but I know that asking would be a lot to ask
@Felthry everything in the screenshot is on the page
css is used to separate it all out into columns, make the images a less ridiculous size, etc etc
@monorail why are the images a ridiculous size to begin with, though?
@Felthry they keep them at a ridiculous size so that they’ll look good at any reasonable size
if they kept them at regular emoji size, if you zoomed in they’d look like garbage
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