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Social media can be a fun and informative way to stay up-to-date with friends, co-workers, celebrities, and politicians. But it’s important to remember that the photos and videos you share aren’t always accessible to everyone.
Over the years, teams working for platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have taken steps to help make the sites more inclusive for people with disabilities. Facial recognition technology has been introduced, alt-text tools that work with screen readers have been added, and custom alternative text features allow users to describe their photos in greater detail. Progress has undoubtedly been made, but there’s still a long way to go before the apps reach full accessibility. Read more…
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