This Website Summarizes Long Articles so You Don't Have to Read Them

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Sometimes you have the time/desire to read a long article, and sometimes you just really don't. TLDR (which stands for Too Long, Didn't Read) is a web app and chrome extension that summarizes articles so you can quickly familiarize yourself with the main points.

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It's super easy to use—just copy and paste the URL for whatever article you want summarized on the site. Or you can paste the entire text of the article.

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TDLR tends to work better on longform articles or news pieces, like this article from The Guardian on the climate change debate:

Of course, reading an article in its entirety will provide you with the most context and information, but TLDR is certainly a quick and easy way to get the gist.

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