YouTube will stop showing the suggested video links you didn't click

From Engadget - November 13, 2017

The company does not think this will cause too many problems. Cards and end screen video links are more effective, YouTube said. For third-party links, it wants you to use video descriptions, channel pages or even your channel artwork.

YouTube told us this will remove existing in-video notifications, which could lead to some awkward moments in videos where presenters point to pop-ups that no longer exist. On the balance, though, this appears to be positive news if you are a YouTube fan. It should mean fewer intrusions while you are viewing on the web, and fewer creators going out of their way to plug one video while you are watching another.


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