This episode is about turning off the video autoplay in your Facebook feed and your Twitter feed.
Some people are fine with it. Some people don’t realize that they could turn it off. Some people, it drives them crazy.
A while ago now, goodness, I think it was a couple years ago, there was a horrible tragedy that was captured on video and the man who perpetrated the tragedy uploaded it. I believe it was to Facebook. I don’t know about Twitter, but I believe it was to Facebook. And with that video autoplay feature, people were … it got shared because people are like, “Oh my gosh, I can’t believe this happened.”
So, people would be going through their Facebook feeds and this tragedy basically unfolded right before their eyes. And they kind of had no choice but to see it.
I was one of the lucky ones that it did not pop up in my feed, but I was PO’ed. I don’t know if your kids are listening to this, ’cause I really want to say what that stands for, but I was really, really angry that that was even allowed to happen.
I went in and I searched and searched and made sure I found a way to turn off that stupid autoplay. And I will tell you, I have loved not having autoplay on.
Ads don’t autoplay. I don’t automatically get sound. I don’t have this visual going on in front of me. I make the choice whether or not I want to start that video.
I am going to share with you that you can turn it off on both of them. You do not have to have it autoplay in your feed…
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