You click a link to a news site, to read an article that seems interesting.

On the page that loads there is the article, but also, somewhere on the right, often near the bottom, there is a small video player. Inexplicably, it was not blocked by your ad-blocker.

It is auto-playing a news video that is not connected to the article. Sound is often on.

You:

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@rysiek @Flarnie It's the worst. I assume it's done to inflate video view stats shown to advertisers. Like many innovations under capitalism, it's a good idea for someone, just not you or me.

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