The Accessible Social Blog

Insights, news, updates, and tips that impact accessibility on social media.

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The Problem With Meta's Auto-Generated Image Descriptions

Why AI programs have nothing on the descriptive skills of humans

July 19, 2023
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Super Bowl a Super Miss for Some Brands

When it came to captioning their ads on YouTube, some brands fell short of completion

February 13, 2023
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4 Free Ways to Add Alt Text to Instagram

The various ways to add image descriptions to your Instagram media.

October 25, 2021
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Just Not My Type

Alternative characters and "fancy" fonts have become quite popular, but the trend is more harmful than helpful.

September 24, 2021
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The No-Fly Zone

In the age of digital, print flyers have no place online.

May 1, 2021
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Keeping the Conversation Inclusive

Basic best practices to implement if you want to make your Twitter chat accessible.

March 27, 2021
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The Debate About Alt Text

A look at how alternative text is used for digital images and the importance of prioritizing accessibility over reach.

March 11, 2021
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