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Sep
26
comment What is the purpose of using Youtube-style alphanumeric ids as URL slugs?
That makes sense.
Sep
26
comment What is the purpose of using Youtube-style alphanumeric ids as URL slugs?
Instagram may be a better example. They use these slugs (e.g. instagram.com/p/P540i4ErdL) and changing a character in them will result in a 404, which to me implies that it's for nominal security.
Sep
26
comment What is the purpose of using Youtube-style alphanumeric ids as URL slugs?
I'm not sure where it should be asked, to be honest.