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Create Accessible Social Media

Accessible social media is crucial for fostering inclusivity and ensuring equal participation for all individuals, regardless of their abilities. By implementing accessibility features such as alt text for images, closed captions for videos, and screen reader compatibility, social media platforms can make content more accessible to people with disabilities, including those who are without or have limited vision, without or have limited hearing, without perception of color, or limited reach and strength.

Accessible social media not only enables users with disabilities to engage fully in online interactions but also promotes diversity, equity, and a sense of belonging within the digital community. It reflects a commitment to universal design principles and empowers individuals to share their voices, stories, and experiences on an equal footing, ultimately enriching the social media landscape for everyone.


Methods, tips, and techniques on how to author and check social media for accessibility.

Reviewed/Updated: May 2024

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