There's nothing worse than hastily clicking through your seventeen open tabs trying to work out which one is autoplaying which targeted hair replacement/weight loss/out-of-your-price-range car advert that the whole office can hear when all you're trying to do is read about the latest developments in molecular gastronomy in the form of a gif-laden Buzzfeed listicle. Nothing.
So praise be to the Chrome team for introducing a handy tab icon that shows at a glance whether a tab is playing a video, audio, using your webcam or being cast to your TV.
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Why did no one ever think to do this before? You can download the beta here.
Never knowingly autoplaying anything embarrassing, it's blips!