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Old 03-08-2011, 11:00 AM
Jeff Campbell
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Default 63% of Streaming Web Do Not Require Flash

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/63-percent-of-web-videos-no-longer-require-flash/' target='_blank'>http://www.digitaltrends.com/comput...-require-flash/</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"A new study shows that nearly two thirds of all streaming Web video is HTML5 compatible. In other words, Adobe Flash is no longer needed for a majority of Web content."</em></p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/at/auto/1299451327.usr105634.jpg" style="margin-left: 75px; margin-right: 75px;" /></p><p>HTML5-compatible video aka H.264 is now comprising more than 60% of the streaming video on the Internet. MeFeedia indexed approximately 30 million videos from over 33,000 sites to come to this conclusion. Amazingly, in less than a year, over 50% of the video out there has dropped Flash as a requirement. I find I don't miss it most of the time on my laptop using Safari, but If there is something I want to see I just switch to Chrome. How about you, do you use Flash or do you find that it isn't that big of a deal not to have it installed on Safari?</p>
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