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Text on a computer screen slows our reading by 75%.

  • text is harder to read on screen
  • use short paragraphs
  • use emphasis

Computer screens have come along way from the tiny green monitors of the first computers. The basic principles still apply – reading text on a screen is harder than reading text on paper.