The current state of the web? Total bullshit. If you're tired of dealing with
stupid ads, tracking, ads with sound, scripts that make the page lag, and ads
that deliver viruses, I'll offer a few tips on avoiding them.
If you're still using IE or Chrome, I would say don't.
Here's a couple of alternatives you might like.
On the Gecko side of things, I recommend Pale Moon. It's nicely optimized,
retains the customization that Firefox threw out six years ago, and is made by
a small non-corporate dev team.
For WebKit enthusiasts, why not give Vivaldi a try? Being the spiritual
successor to the classic Opera browser, it gives you some nice options to play
Very efficient content blocker. Go into the settings, turn on some of
the filter lists, and marvel at how much faster the Web gets. However, the
Legacy edition currently does not have script blocking capability.