It would be nice to see the number of times a YouTube onebox embed had been clicked on (“played”).
Considering that YouTube onebox embeds in Discourse are just simple links.
Free - All Right Now
Which embeds as:
Note the title of the video is actually a link and if clicked goes to YouTube.
I believe both of the following should be counted:
- Clicking the Play button in the centre
- Clicking the Title link
A simple mock up would be:
Although this wouldn’t be the actual count of plays and people might replay etc. it would be a good indicator.