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Twitter is eating up my data

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Jake_Taylor, Oct 9, 2016.

  1. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

    I went over my data limit for the first time ever this month, though I'd been getting closer and closer in recent months.

    I checked my phone and Twitter used almost all of it. I haven't really changed any of my habits lately, but it seems like there are more and more videos in my time line that silently play as I scroll through.

    I love using Twitter for keeping up with sports and news out of the house, so does anyone have a solution or am I going to have to avoid it unless I can get on wifi?
     
  2. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Unlimited plans. The only way to go
     
  3. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

    I guess. It had never been an issue before, but I've been on the same plan for years.
     
  4. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Turn off your Show Images. That'll help immensely.

    (I go over my data limit every month but it's only $15 extra per 1MB. It's worth it to save on home wifi.)
     
  5. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

    Much obliged.
     
  6. SpeedTchr

    SpeedTchr Well-Known Member

    I hate videos on Twitter, on web pages, wherever. I want to read the damn news, not have some ape with a mic blab at me.
     
  7. Key

    Key Well-Known Member

    Yeah, I'm with you...even if I say that while getting off your lawn.
     
    SpeedTchr likes this.
  8. Wenders

    Wenders Active Member

    In your Settings > Data in the Twitter app, you can turn off autoplay videos.

    Autoplay is awful.
     
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