ViewPure: Removing Distracting Ads from Online Videos

Free! ViewPure is a website that allows users to stream videos without ads. Simply, users first have to locate a video online. Next, they need to copy the video’s URL and paste it into ViewPure’s search box. ViewPure will then play the video without ads. Users can also locate a video with ViewPure. To do so, they will need to enter their key term(s) in the search box, and ViewPure will report related videos. Users can then click on a video to view it without ads. Finally, ViewPure allows users to sort videos with both the “SafeSearch” and “Sort By”…

Review Overview

A. Efficiency - 8
B. Functionality - 4.8
C. Design - 9.5

7.4

ViewPure: Removing Distracting Ads from Online Videos

Summary : Helping to “Purify” Videos

ViewPure is a website that allows users to stream videos without ads. Simply, users first have to locate a video online. Next, they need to copy the video’s URL and paste it into ViewPure’s search box. ViewPure will then play the video without ads. Users can also locate a video with ViewPure. To do so, they will need to enter their key term(s) in the search box, and ViewPure will report related videos. Users can then click on a video to view it without ads.

Finally, ViewPure allows users to sort videos with both the “SafeSearch” and “Sort By” options. Users can adjust both of the tools’ settings to specify the types and order of the videos ViewPure reports.

Classroom Applications for ViewPure

  1. After finding a video they wish to play for their class, teachers can show that video using this website. That way, teachers will be able to eliminate any distracting ads that may be part of it.
  2. When having students search for videos, teachers can have them use this website and adjust the “SafeSearch” filter to the “strict” option. By doing so, inappropriate advertisements and other potential harmful material will likely be removed.
  3. After finding a video using this website, teachers can use a tool such as PlayPosit or EdPuzzle to embed questions within the video and then assign it to students.
A1. Productivity
A2. Frequency
A3. Guidance
A4. Relevance
A5. Credibility
A6. Differentiation
B1. Multipurpose
B2. Collaboration & Communication
B3. Ability to Save Progress
B4. Modifications
B5. Platform Integration
B6. Security
C1. Navigation
C2. Ease of Use
C3. Customization
C4. Aesthetics
C5. Screen Design
C6. Information Presentation
C7. Media Integration
C8. Free of Distractors

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