Google Chrome is one of the most widely used mobile browsers on the planet and the company continues to add new features to it to ensure that users don’t move to another browser. Google has now rolled out the latest version of its web browser and now it blocks autoplaying content by default.

Chrome 66 is now rolling out for Windows, Linux, Mac, Android, and iOS. The desktop version of the browser brings automatic blocking for all autoplaying content by default.

This means that sites that often take you by surprise when multimedia content starts autoplaying with sound as soon as you visit the site won’t really bother you anymore. Chrome 66 also brings new features for developers as well as overall security improvements.

This feature has finally made its way to Google Chrome. The company was originally supposed to introduce it with the Chrome 64 release in January but it decided to delay the feature’s roll out. It has finally arrived on the desktop version of the browser with Chrome 66.

Do keep in mind, though, that autoplaying content that’s muted won’t be automatically blocked by default. Chrome 66 will only block autoplaying content with sound on its own. It simply won’t start playing when the page loads.

Filed in Computers. Read more about and . Source: forbes

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