Publishers have eagerly embraced autoplay video, but advertisers have concerns

Autoplay video is invasive, controversial — and immensely popular. Blame Facebook. Thanks to the embrace of autoplay video by Facebook and sibling Instagram, automatically playing video, with the sound off thankfully, is the new normal. Publishers like Bloomberg, CNN and ESPN have rushed to embrace the tactic, which has the advantage of goosing view counts and helping them mil ...Read the full article