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> Don’t open links in new browser tabs

> Tabbed browsing is for advanced users. If you open a page in a new tab, most users will get lost

This is the default behaviour for Twitter and Facebook, two of the biggest sites on the net. It is arguably the biggest reason why FF originally won market share over IE. And Chrome centres it's whole UI around tabs.

Maybe for certain audiences this is still good advice but I don't think it is a truism anymore.

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