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Youtube finally drops Flash support in favour of HTML5

Flash/HTML5It's been a long time coming, but YouTube has finally made the switch from Flash to HTML 5. You might not think it's a big deal, but it is.
 
Despite having long dominated web video and other interactive content, Flash has been under fire for years over performance and security issues. It doesn't work on Apple iDevices and mobile uses on other platforms are similarly restricted.
 
There are also security and performance issues. Steve Jobs onces said "We also know first hand that Flash is the number one reason Macs crash." and Symantec highlighted Flash for having one of the worst security records back in 2009.
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