If you spend a lot of time on YouTube, you likely know this sinking feeling — when you click on an amateur video with an interesting title, only to find the videographer has held his smartphone vertically instead of horizontally.
The resulting video is horribly letterboxed when viewed on the site — even, ironically, when viewed on YouTube via your smartphone. It’s like watching the action through blinkers. Your horizontal eyes should be a clue; they were built for widescreen. (Or rather, vice-versa.)
With the rise of the scourge known as vertical videos, it was only a matter of time before someone tried to stamp it out. Here we present a pitch-perfect PSA, featuring the Muppet-li… Continue reading…
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