Posts look different: the most immediate and obvious change is that line-spacing has changed. Quotes are now indented a bit more, too.

Old (from here):
Previous formatting, close spacing

New formatting, wider spacing

What just happened?

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    I keep on trying to hover over quotes to make them less grey, instinctively, as if they were heavily downvoted answers :/ Did anyone else notice that?
    – Laurel Mod
    Aug 28, 2020 at 2:23

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SE have implemented a new formatting regime which has also included changes to spoilers (which now require a click rather than hover, so they're more consistent across platforms).

All the gory details are on MSE: New post formatting

This question and answer is provided purely as a pointer to the main article as not everyone will see the Featured post link.

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