MOSCOW, October 18. /TASS/. Social network “Vkontakte” has enabled AutoPlay videos in news feed and on profile pages and communities.
this is stated in the message network.
a New feature available in the full version of the website and will soon appear in mobile applications for iPhone and Android, the developers say. According to them, to download the video happened as quickly as possible, technology was used HLS. In addition, the video player automatically selects the optimal image quality depending on connection speed.
a Sound when the startup does not play and is only enabled after clicking on the video.
“If AutoLaunch is a distraction from reading the news or consume too much traffic, it can always be disabled in settings. Also in the mobile apps, you can specify what type of connection is allowed automatically start video recording”, – stated in the message of the social network.
According to statistics from the “Vkontakte”, the video is one of the most popular services: social network users upload 1.4 million videos per day.