Should Facebook videos automatically play sound? | The Tylt

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Should Facebook videos automatically play sound?
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Facebook is testing video ads that autoplay with the sound on. There’s no world where this could conceivably be a good idea for users, but it’s happening. Advertisers are happy they get audio back and maybe these ads will pay for the other great videos we love to watch on FB.

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Here’s the article, and a reaction. People feel very strongly about this.
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Advertisers will be happy to get audio back. From the Advertising Age article.
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This might not end very well for advertisers.
FINAL RESULTS
Culture
Should Facebook videos automatically play sound?
#FBSoundOn
A festive crown for the winner
#FBSoundOff