Video playback issues

I was watching videos with my friend and the videos would play on her end but I have to refresh the page every single time for the video to play on my end. Also, would there be a way for the videos to auto play if they are in a playlist? It is annoying to have to press play on each video for it to play, it would be better for it to be automatic

You are absolutely right, there seems to be something wrong. Could it be that you have the popper blocker browser extension installed? => Issues with Popper Blocker Browser Extension