HLS (.m3u8 links) is a live stream protocol created by Apple and utilizes standard web servers and Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) to distribute streaming media in small chunks. HLS is the preferred standard for live streaming content.
Why should you use HLS over ifFame or other types of URLs? Here are the top reasons:
Pre-recorded videos will not be synced on mobile devices is you use custom iframe embed code.
If you are using any of these live stream players, switch to using the HLS links provided: