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How to switch the Facebook video autoplay function OFF

Argh. This is my absolute worst. Have you noticed how Facebook video now just starts playing when you scroll through your timeline? SO annoying. While I like the funny cat video as much as the next sometimes I just don’t want to see it. Also, its bad enough that service providers are allegedly stealing our data. I don’t need Facebook to offer it up to them on a silver platter.

Never fear, here is how to switch the Facebook video autoplay function off. It’s so easy even your boyfriend can do it!

STEP 1: Go to Settings

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STEP 2: Click videos (bottom left)

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STEP 3: Click “off” on autoplay videos. Easy.

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