Facebook gets over for Flash video to HTML5

Dec

20

2015

Facebook now allows for video only using html5 and stop the use of Adobe Flash. Thus the social network following the trend to no longer use the embattled security issues with Flash.

Adobe Flash Player In a blog post puts Facebook developer Daniel Baulig explain why they chose to move to HTML5. He points out that facilitate rapid developments in this way and offering content can be scaled better. In recent times, Facebook has tried as much as possible to get the bugs out of its HTML5 video player and to improve performance; The player did not work on all browsers and operating systems equally well.

According to Facebook, the introduction of HTML5 video player ensures that videos play faster and has a positive impact on users; Liking which more videos and leave more comments on videos that are served with the HTML5 player compared to the Flash version.

Because developers are now satisfied with the performance of the HTML5 video player has been in the test phase since Friday an end. Therefore now play all videos on the Facebook network with html5. Flash therefore has no place on the social network. This occurs Facebook in the footsteps of several companies that have renounced the Adobe technology. Also latter seems nothing more to see in Flash, and says that HTML5 is the future of web content.

Although video is switched to remain html5 games on Facebook from using Flash. To overcome potential security issues in the future, there is cooperation with Adobe, says Facebook.

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