Things that make you go grrr.

Last Update: February 18, 2017

So, I hate to gripe, but I was reading a blog earlier, and as soon as I opened the page, a video popped up and started playing. Immediately annoyed, I closed the video out and continued to read.
Almost immediately, TWO videos popped up at the same time and started playing automatically.
At that point, my patience was depleted, and I left the site.
I can assure you that most of that blog's readers will react the same way. Not only are automatically playing videos annoying, they could be problematic if you need to watch you band width or are running a program in the background.
So a word to the wise: video is good so long as it doesn't auto start. You'll be much better off if you let your readers be in full control of the video.

Join the Discussion
Write something…
Recent messages
LouisaB Premium
Thanks for sharing this!
Temujin1 Premium
We have to learn for others mistake.
Balrog Premium
You're absolutely right. We can get some good lessons about both what to do and what not to do by watching other people.
BethTerrell Premium
So true. That drives me crazy.