While apps that run on smartphones can be better controlled because they run on a limited environment and access, the same doesn't apply to desktop.
The internet is meant to be a decentralized place. Yet, there are too many parties involved.
Smartphone storage has gone up from mere megabytes to gigabytes, and beyond. But still, that can still be not enough.
Unlike Google Chrome and many others, Mozilla doesn't use Chromium for Firefox. This is giving it a unique flexibility.
Websites run on servers that can be located anywhere on Earth. These servers run non-stop to accept users' request, process information, and deliver users' inquiries.
Making things too complex, people will get confused and flee. Making things too lean, people will not be satisfied.
The web has matured and has grown larger and larger. Despite network and connectivity have improved vastly, web browsers are still at war in terms of speed.
Whenever and wherever there is money involved, there will be scammers and tricksters.
Instagram was born as a place where people could share photos in a square, 1:1 aspect ratio. But gone are those days.
The metaverse is supposed to be the future of the internet, where a new world is generated through virtual reality.