Video Preview/thumbnail when sharing videos: where is it?

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Sharing internal videos in Teams chat and channels seems to result in nothing more than a link or file appearing (as apposed to a thumbnail or preview). Youtube seems to produce a nice preview but what about internal videos?

 

Say I want colleagues to upload a selfie video direct from their phone. If they share as a file, we get nothing but the file icon (and no view stats). If they share via Stream, it's a little more complicated to upload (although we at least get stats from that) – but still, it just shows as a link. No preview or thumbnail.

 

I know about the Stream tab and how Stream channels can be presented nicely there – but it doesn't solve the issue of videos being shared in the chat.

 

Is there anyway to display videos more visually? 

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@MatthewAikasAdams 

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