[thelist] YouTube type videos

Sarah Adams sarahwbs at gmail.com
Fri Jul 23 07:10:46 CDT 2010

>> Be it YouTube or some other service, what is the general consensus of
>> embeding YouTube videos on the home page of a supposedly
>> quality-styled website? I tend to resist, but commonly get harrassed
>> into making it happen.  Placing them and similar in blog entries is
>> fine by me, but I'm not enthused about the home page. -Bob
> I see nothing wrong in placing it on the home page providing the user
> can view or not view it at their discretion.

I think the real problem comes after the video plays and related videos
are presented. You have no control over which videos end up being
featured (AFAIK), and could potentially have something very embarrassing
appear there.

sarah adams
web developer & programmer

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