Just a few weeks ago, Tech giant Google made an announcement regarding auto-playing annoying videos to mute them. They are certainly annoying, isn’t it? But the Chrome turned out that the Google Chrome tool didn’t work because the videos kept auto-playing on many websites including the video-sharing platform – YouTube. It’s all because Google Company has decided to know your browsing history first and then will determine which sites to be muted basis on your experience and preferences.
The search-portal didn’t do fixing yet rolled out a new update on Chrome’s autoplay feature.
The big technology company asked its users in a blog post that the users will have to allow the Chrome to know what kind of videos you would like to watch and not and on which websites. The browsing history will let the Google know all about your preferences and habits.
According to Google, if you don’t permit the search-giant to access the browsing history then the web browser will continue playing the autoplay videos for over 1000 websites where they find that utmost percentage of visitors run media and sound. As the user browse the internet, that list changes as Google Chrome learns and activates autoplay on websites where you like to play media with sound at most of your visits and will block it where you don’t. In this way, Google Chrome empowers you with a personalized, predictable web browsing experience that one wishes for.
As you let the Chrome know, you may see that you are asked to click play every now then but in general, the latest policy discontinues or blocks about half of the unsolicited & annoying autoplays, so you won’t have to see much surprises and can see less undesirable noise when you visit a website the first time. The policy is facilitated in the newest version of Google Chrome—you can update it today and check it out.