When Facebook announced it would go ahead and make all videos in your timeline autoplay by default I was furious. And not just because Facebook was again happy to sacrifice user experience to woo advertisers, this time in order to create phoney video streaming stats. And not only because it would eat mobile data plans without your consent. That really irked me. But what got to me the most was the visual stress that it would create.
If you’re even 1% like me, you’ll be irritated as hell by this eye-pollution from Facebook and will want to switch it off. Here’s how: