Google has announced that Chrome will start refusing to auto play annoying videos and ads come January 1st, 2018. With any luck, this will mean it might be just a little safer to keep the sound turned up on your computer and you’ll have less pages blaring music or advertisements at you with out your permission. Along with Google’s plan to eliminate unskippable ads sometime next year and it kinda feels like maybe Google is coming around on make its video products more friendly for consumers.

Only time will tell, of course, whether these blocks and good moves stay in place long term, but for now, the future look like it will be a little less annoying.