Author Topic: Upcoming Google Chrome will let you permanently mute sites, block autoplay video  (Read 418 times)

rcjordan

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>autoplay video

Yes!  Lately there's been a spate of small inserts of vids down the right column or as above the fold pop-ups.  Media sites, in particular, seem to think you *have* to watch vids rather than read. If I wanted a TV, I have one already.

https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/15/upcoming-versions-of-google-chrome-will-let-you-permanently-mute-sites-block-autoplaying-videos/

I already keep my machines muted.

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Mute on autoplay videos seems to be a no-brainer to me.  Also, its probably in Google's self-interest to weaken the offers of the advertising competition.