So Facebook has started to roll out auto-playing of videos in adverts and in news feeds. While it mutes them it still plays the video.

Is there a way I can disable this and return to the old behaviour of "click to play?"

(sub>I'm on Windows 7, running Firefox.

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You'll want to go to the video settings page.

  • From the settings tab, click the Video Settings link in the bottom left.
  • Change Auto-Play Videos to "Off"

video setttings tab

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