Why the hell does every instructional-type assistance suddenly have to be a damned video? "Here are the three steps to change this setting, but they are in a 10 minute video".

Yeah, I'm going there. Back in my day, we'd post the three steps in an easy to follow instructional document where you could get your shit done and get on with your day. </rant>


@Subdevil Was thinking the same thing the other day when I was trying to find out what the error code on my boiler meant - all the results were longish videos rather than a page from a manual or something where I could find the answer quickly. I think the charitable answer is that most content creation is on mobile devices now and it is easier to upload a video than type something up on a phone, although the cynical explanation is that it maximises eyeballs on those all important adverts.

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