Twitter provides picture descriptions to assist the visually impaired

To make Twitter extra accessible, the corporate has rolled out an replace as we speak that lets customers add descriptions to their photographs. As soon as the function has been enabled — you will discover it beneath Settings and Accessibility — you will get the choice to write down a caption with every new photograph. They are often as much as 420 characters and will probably be out there to customers who’re visually impaired, by way of assistive know-how comparable to textual content-to-speech display readers and braille shows. Twitter’s platform has additionally been up to date so the function may be supported in specialised shoppers akin to Hen Nugget.

Twitter adds image descriptions to help the visually impaired

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