[NABS-L] News organizations implementing Accessibility Discussion
ninam0814 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 17 16:33:42 UTC 2019
I think this is a relevant topic. However, I usually find that I can get the info I need from the context of the post or the comments, if we're talking about Facebook. Pictures are just always one of those things that require a little extra accessability effort, I suppose.
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Subject: [NABS-L] News organizations implementing Accessibility Discussion
Hey guys. Yesterday, I came up with an idea about advocating to news organizations about implementing accessibility to the photos they upload to their social media pages. What I am talking about is that the photos doesn't have much information. For example, I follow some meteorologists on Facebook, and guess what? They don't put photo descriptions on their Facebook pages! One photo might say, "No photo description available." Also, I created a poll as well about this topic. You can vote on my website at https://theblindadvocate.wordpress.com/vote/. I am wondering if other people on this mailing list faced similar issues accessing information in photos from news organizations.
Email: armando at theblindadvocate.com
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