Why do your videos auto-play? Or essentially autoplay because it occupies most of my small screen and simply moving the mouse over it starts it playing?
Yes, I know I can stop them from doing so if I’m quick enough, but it is damn unfriendly to have to do so. And sometimes, when the page on your web site is launched from a link in email, or social media, or an RSS reader, the page may get launched but it isn’t the one I’m on.
Apart from the fact I have to manually stop it from playing, and apart from the fact that I’m sometimes not aware I have to do so, and sounds starts blaring out of my gear unexpectedly, and apart from that being inappropriate in certain settings, there is still one more problem with this.
In this country our mobile data plans are far from generous. And we do a lot ‘while on the go’. What bugs me even more than all the issues mentioned so far, is that your video starts buffering and eating my mobile data plan without me being aware of it. By the time I’ve caught it, half and sometimes all of the video has downloaded and I’ve lost valuable data, that incidentally I pay for, to your bad manners. Read more »