This project shows the nightmarish state of today's web

How I Experience The Web Today starts as a simple Google search. Then things go south, and you realize you're in an awfully familiar nightmare.

Congrats, you're the millionth user and you get an iPhone! There's a barrage of popups, and they're all phrases you've heard a thousand times before, like "Would you like to turn on cookies?" (no). "Would you like to sign up for our email list?" (no). "Do you accept our cookie privacy statement?" (yes). A user finds themself in an obstacle course of announcements and all they wanted to do was read an article.

Click through and marvel at the free web's user-experience failures.