Google says its version of Facebook’s instant articles will arrive early next year

Last month Google introduced Accelerated Mobile Pages, its open-source program designed to make web pages load much more quickly on mobile devices. AMP, which comes in the wake of similar efforts from Facebook and Apple, has been in a technical preview since then. But the first accelerated pages will come “early next year,” the company said in a blog post today. Google says 4,500 developers are following the project on Github, and 250 contributions of code and documentation have been made so far.

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