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The 3 White Lies Behind Instagram’s Lightning Speed

You can take any user interface in the world, and whether it’s gorgeous and intuitive or ugly and clunky, there’s one unifying factor that will right pretty much any wrong: speed. Think about it. The load screen, the spinning beachball, the three-seconds of stutter before your click registers as a click--those are the worst experiences you’ve ever had with any user interface. And they’re all related to core responsiveness.