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Suggestion: banish youtube suggested videos after finished playing

When embedding an iframe youtube video, there are usually a few things we can choose. If the controls should be visible.... and if there should be video suggestions shown after the video finishes playing.

Currently, Dozuki does show thumbnails of suggested videos.

Here's why you should consider banishing this (...?rel=0 option for iframe):

  • We have no control over what videos are shown as suggestions. It's youtube algorithm. This means there's a good chance the suggested videos will be links to our competition for example!
  • It's distracting. Unlike Youtube's goal, which is to keep you clicking on more videos to see more ads, we want the user to watch a short video and move on. The video thumbnail suggestions are a serious distraction.

What do you think?

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I would recommend that the control should be an optional toggle for the wiki admin to control. I agree, some work environments do want the user to "watch and move on" and exert strict content controls; some are less restrictive, and sometimes, suggested content could be helpful. Hopefully, the wiki authors would recommend other helpful subjects rather than letting an external content aggerator like YouTube do it.

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