If you didn’t catch this on Twitter:
If you use Google Chrome, go to
and set it to “Document user activation is required.”
Boom: no more auto-playing videos.
— Chris Meadows (@robotech_master) October 3, 2017
In short, go to chrome://flags/#autoplay-policy and set it to “Document user activation required.”
It’s funny how simple things can be so virally popular.
While Chrome can sync settings between browsers where I am logged in, I have got to figure out if there’s an API to set Chrome configuration options automatically…