Does Ability For Facebook Android Users To Auto-Play Videos Mean Video Ads Are Near?

By David Cohen 

VideoSocialMarketingTabletCould this be a sign that video ads on Facebook are one step closer? An update to the social network’s flagship Android application offers users the ability to “auto-play videos on Wi-Fi only.”

Reader Yan Yanko Kotliarsky shared the screenshot below.

Readers: Do you think this feature signifies the launch of video ads, or is it just aimed at videos shared by friends in users’ News Feeds?


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