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Option 2 will be more user friendly. Since the user is tapping to add annotation; which also means the user is pausing the video to add annotation. And per the rule of consistency - if the user has clicked (paused) to perform some action, he should again click (play) to resume the task.
If I would be the user using your site, I prefer video should continue, when I click on button placed on successful message, saying "continue watching". Or You can place a countdown message saying "Your annotation is successfully created, now video will continue is 3 secs." At that time in-order to let user edit his annotation, put a small link saying ...
It depends on the context. If you've started watching the content, and then pause, the play button should be centered, and the video image could be darkened to show it's inactive. I tried taking a look at the site, but as I'm European it won't let me see the actual video. What I did see though, was a bunch of thumbnails/links. And in those cases, yeah, I ...
Generally, users tend to respond better to "just in time" education when getting accustomed to something. App start screens, whether they're onboarding or otherwise, tend to cause drop-offs. Authors like Luke Wroblewski and Josh Clark write about this from time to time. There's a great example in this post. A couple quick quotes: Most people (sometimes ...
It could work, however the traditional onboarding technique that acts as an "overlay" on top of the current page should accomplish the same thing. There's nothing like helping users learn the interface by making them actually click around. Users who are beginners should be able to understand a good onboarding lesson.
Oh look, it's my wheelhouse! I've worked on a number of different ebook and video products for distance learning and higher education (I have a pretty good guess as to which one you're using). I'm somewhat limited in the amount of detail I can give here but I can say that: It has nothing to do with technical limitations. Streaming video is basically ...
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