No longer allow opening pop-ups (and other sensitive operations) to occur during input events which represent a touch scroll. In particular, touchstart and touchmove listeners now never have a user gesture. touchend listeners do have a user gesture unless the user was scrolling / pinching. Builds on




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Specification currently under development in a Working Group

Status in Chromium


Removed (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

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Search tags

touchstart, touchmove, pop-up blocker,

Last updated on 2020-11-19