How to disable autoplay for videos on Facebook and Twitter
Facebook and Twitter are facing renewed criticism for their autoplaying video features.
While autoplaying video has been a boon for advertisers and publishers hoping to further their reach on social media, for users, the feature has potential to be downright disturbing. Many users were sharply reminded of this Wednesday after unintentionally seeing the grisly video that captured the shooting deaths of a Virginia television reporter and cameraman, after the clip was posted on social media.
There is a way to disable autoplaying video on both Facebook and Twitter on the web and their iOS and Android apps. We’ve broken down the steps, below, to show you how to turn off autoplay once and for all. Read more…