Why Snow and Confetti Ruin YouTube Video Quality by Tom Scott   2 years ago

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Your sports team wins. The confetti drops. And suddenly, the video quality falls apart. Why? Let's talk about interframe compression, bitrate, and unnecessary green screen effects.

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