December 1, 2020
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Tutorial - Reducing the file size of custom web fonts

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Beginner - Intermediate

Download the sourceIf you’ve got a keen eye, or read tech news, you’ll have noticed that Twitter recently ditched Helvetica Neue in favour of Gotham.

Update (01/10/14):
On 3rd September Twitter made a U-turn on that decision and have reverted back to Helvetica Neue, citing 'speed and readability'.

Update (14/01/15):
Further reading: How we use web fonts responsibly, or, avoiding a @font-face-palm, by Filament Group