How to Automatically Mute New Tabs in Chrome and Firefox

MakeUseOf | 9/13/2017 | Ben Stegner
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The scourge of the internet was once popup ads. But now, many websites have let go of flashing popups in favor of something worse: autoplaying videos with sound.

Let's Put A Stop To Pop-Up Browser Ads Once And For All!

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Let's Put A Stop To Pop-Up Browser Ads Once And For All!

Pop-ups can catch you off guard, and if you're not careful they can create problems. Learn how to avoid them and how to handle them if they do come up.

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How many times have you been surfing the web with a ton of tabs open, when all of a sudden noise comes blaring out from one of them? Not only is it annoying, but if you’re in public, it could draw embarrassing attention to you.

Google Chrome is working on a feature that will permanently let you mute domains. But until then, you can mute websites individually using an extension like MuteTab.

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Install this extension, then you can manage it using its icon in the upper-right corner of your browser. If you’re sick of all audio, enable the Privacy Mode option to automatically mute all tabs no matter what.

But you can fine-tune...
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