Survey of 1008 users finds that majority (71.2%) find auto-play videos annoying.
- Auto-play videos seen as a nuisance by majority of respondents regardless of gender and age.
- This sentiment is particularly prominent among those aged 35 and above.
- Respondents aged 18 to 34 have the highest number of those who find auto-play videos useful.
How do you feel about auto-play videos on web pages? For example when a video starts playing on its own or a new video automatically starts playing when one ends.
- Sample size: 1008
- Valid Answers: 759
- Demographics: USA, All Ages, All Genders, English
- Date: 19 Dec 2018
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One respondent volunteered a a custom answer, explaining that sound plays a role in the matter:
Depends on the Sound. If On, then VERY annoying. If Off, then OK.
Download: Raw Survey
Dan Petrovic, the managing director of DEJAN, is Australia’s best-known name in the field of search engine optimisation. Dan is a web author, innovator and a highly regarded search industry event speaker.
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