Facebook on mobile used to have this feature in which whenever you scroll to a video, it will automatically start playing. Now it seems that Facebook is finally about to take that feature to the next level, where thanks to an announcement on its website it has been revealed that the feature will now include sound when you are scrolling through your News Feed.

According to Facebook’s announcement, “Videos in News Feed have previously played silently — you tap on a video to hear sound. As people watch more video on phones, they’ve come to expect sound when the volume on their device is turned on. After testing sound on in News Feed and hearing positive feedback, we’re slowly bringing it to more people. With this update, sound fades in and out as you scroll through videos in News Feed, bringing those videos to life.”

Now some of you guys might not appreciate this feature because not only can it be “shocking”, but it can also be a bit rude to do so in public. The good news is that Facebook has stated that there will be settings in which users can disable it, but it sounds like it will be enabled by default. Facebook has also noted that the sound will not play on devices that are on silent mode.

The rollout of these changes will be slow and is expected to make its way to all Facebook users by the end of the year, according to a report from Recode.

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