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Twitter Introduces Auto Play For Video

  • The Drum, Wednesday, June 17, 2015 6:45 AM

Twitter has announced an update that will introduce auto-playing video and animated GIFs to users' timelines. The update will initially be implemented on iOS and web with Android getting the changes at a later date. The changes will mean all native videos, GIFs and Vines will automatically play with the sound muted by default, as is currently the case on Facebook and Instagram. In a blog announcing the changes, Twitter Senior Product Manager David Regan said videos will be larger and in a more media-centric format.

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