Facebook Testing Auto Video Playback in Mobile Feed
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Sep 12, 2013, 4:14 PM by Eric M. Zeman
Facebook today announced that it will soon begin playing videos embedded in users' newsfeed automatically. To start, only videos shared by individuals or bands will be played. Facebook will not be showing video ads. All videos will be played in silent mode, with the sound off, until users press the video. The sound will then come on and it will expand to full-screen viewing. Users who don't wish to watch the videos in their newsfeed can simply scroll past them. The feature is rolling out to mobile phones over the course of the next few weeks. Facebook said the feature is being tested in a limited fashion and will become more widely available over time.
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Seeing your buddies' pictures in your newsfeed is already drawing a lot of your data. I can't imagine the increase in the am...
Just turn it off, duh.
Nom nom nom nom....
Seriously, who outside of the boardroom of a major wireless carrier would think that this is a good idea? I guess teenagers and hipsters would so maybe this is a good idea.
better get bigger data plans
This will cause Facebook to consume even more data, well that will cause me to only use it to check 2 two groups.