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High cell phone bill? Nix Facebook 'autoplay'

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Mobile users with high cell phone bills could cut their costs by nixing the Facebook autoplay function. (Source: CNN) Mobile users with high cell phone bills could cut their costs by nixing the Facebook autoplay function. (Source: CNN)

(CNN) – Facebook's autoplay video feature is being blamed for boosting data plan bills over the limit.

Consumer finance website MoneySavingExpert.com first flagged the issue.

Smartphone users are being advised to change the default setting in the Facebook app to ditch the auto streaming function.

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