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Facebook Video Default to HTML5

By HTMLGoodies Staff

Facebook makes the switch to HTML5 video. This comes nearly a year after YouTube took the plunge into HTML5. Facebook wrote in a blog post stating the benefits of HTML5 and how they greatly outweigh the continued use of Flash. Also sighting the widespread adoption of HTML5 across most web browsers means the social site doesnt have to constantly recompile codes to account for various browsing experiences, thus speeding up development times and innovation. Facebook also notes moving to the HTML5 video player provides accessibility tools which will make it easier for visually-impaired users to watch clips on the web-based version of the site. Continue reading this story here.



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