Live Updates: COVID-19 Cases
  • World 20,827,637
    World
    Confirmed: 20,827,637
    Active: 6,356,575
    Recovered: 13,723,478
    Death: 747,584
  • USA 5,360,302
    USA
    Confirmed: 5,360,302
    Active: 2,378,568
    Recovered: 2,812,603
    Death: 169,131
  • Brazil 3,170,474
    Brazil
    Confirmed: 3,170,474
    Active: 756,734
    Recovered: 2,309,477
    Death: 104,263
  • India 2,399,992
    India
    Confirmed: 2,399,992
    Active: 655,012
    Recovered: 1,697,811
    Death: 47,169
  • Russia 907,758
    Russia
    Confirmed: 907,758
    Active: 175,978
    Recovered: 716,396
    Death: 15,384
  • South Africa 568,919
    South Africa
    Confirmed: 568,919
    Active: 125,880
    Recovered: 432,029
    Death: 11,010
  • Peru 498,555
    Peru
    Confirmed: 498,555
    Active: 134,904
    Recovered: 341,938
    Death: 21,713
  • Mexico 498,380
    Mexico
    Confirmed: 498,380
    Active: 107,079
    Recovered: 336,635
    Death: 54,666
  • Chile 378,168
    Chile
    Confirmed: 378,168
    Active: 16,544
    Recovered: 351,419
    Death: 10,205
  • Spain 376,864
    Spain
    Confirmed: 376,864
    Active: 348,285
    Recovered: ?
    Death: 28,579
  • Iran 333,699
    Iran
    Confirmed: 333,699
    Active: 24,467
    Recovered: 290,244
    Death: 18,988
  • UK 313,798
    UK
    Confirmed: 313,798
    Active: 272,469
    Recovered: ?
    Death: 41,329
  • Saudi Arabia 293,037
    Saudi Arabia
    Confirmed: 293,037
    Active: 32,499
    Recovered: 257,269
    Death: 3,269
  • Pakistan 286,674
    Pakistan
    Confirmed: 286,674
    Active: 16,475
    Recovered: 264,060
    Death: 6,139
  • Bangladesh 266,498
    Bangladesh
    Confirmed: 266,498
    Active: 109,896
    Recovered: 153,089
    Death: 3,513
  • Italy 251,713
    Italy
    Confirmed: 251,713
    Active: 13,791
    Recovered: 202,697
    Death: 35,225
  • Turkey 244,392
    Turkey
    Confirmed: 244,392
    Active: 11,412
    Recovered: 227,089
    Death: 5,891
  • Germany 220,850
    Germany
    Confirmed: 220,850
    Active: 10,774
    Recovered: 200,800
    Death: 9,276
  • France 206,696
    France
    Confirmed: 206,696
    Active: 92,853
    Recovered: 83,472
    Death: 30,371
  • Canada 120,844
    Canada
    Confirmed: 120,844
    Active: 4,690
    Recovered: 107,148
    Death: 9,006
  • China 84,756
    China
    Confirmed: 84,756
    Active: 724
    Recovered: 79,398
    Death: 4,634
  • Netherlands 60,627
    Netherlands
    Confirmed: 60,627
    Active: 54,466
    Recovered: ?
    Death: 6,161
  • Australia 22,358
    Australia
    Confirmed: 22,358
    Active: 8,996
    Recovered: 13,001
    Death: 361
  • S. Korea 14,770
    S. Korea
    Confirmed: 14,770
    Active: 648
    Recovered: 13,817
    Death: 305
  • New Zealand 1,589
    New Zealand
    Confirmed: 1,589
    Active: 36
    Recovered: 1,531
    Death: 22

Google Play Store will start auto-playing listing videos from September 2019

Author at TechGenyz Google
Google Play Store

Google Play Store has decided to autoplay the store listing videos starting next month. Users may find this annoying most of the times. Let’s be frank, who will not be annoyed when a sudden sponsored video pops up from nowhere while watching or doing something important on your phone?

This list of annoyance will add up another concern from the next month. Google has announced that it is going to start auto-playing promotional videos on app or game listings.

According to the Google Play Console Help, this feature will be added from next month. A declaration was found regarding this matter in the Promo video section on the ‘Graphic assets, screenshots, & video’ page of Google.  Google made it clear that,

Beginning September 2019, Google Play will start autoplaying store listing videos to help more users discover your content at a glance.

In addition to that sponsored adds most likely to be played before the videos. Fortunately, Google has decided not to include them with the videos. According to them, it could be confusing for the users.

Therefore, they have asked the developers to turn off monetization for the promo videos featured on the listing pages by November 1, 2019. The developers must do this before the time limit to keep the video eligible. If the instructions are not followed, the promo videos with ads will not be shown on Google Play Store.

We also hope that Google will come up with an option to disable auto-playing videos in the near future to ease up the process for the users. To conclude, the other platforms have the feature of playing videos silently unless the user decides to turn on the volume. We can always hope for it for less annoyance.

Career

Subscribe