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Chrome 66 blocks autoplay videos with sound by default

Chrome 66 comes with the ability to automatically block videos with audio enabled from autoplaying.

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Speed-Racer159d ago

About time! Hopefully Firefox follows suit.

SunnyZ159d ago

What? Firefox has had that feature for years...
about:config
search for media.autoplay.enabled
set value to false
No more auto play of videos.

Speed-Racer159d ago

I meant enabling blocking by default rather than having the user enable it.

Cobra951158d ago

And no more playback of videos at all on some websites, unfortunately. (I tried it, backpedaled.)

Speed-Racer158d ago

@cobra - yesss :( i ended up reverting as well because I hated having to start every new video on YouTube.