Inclusive Design for Social Media: Tips for Creating Accessible Channels | Hootsuite

Inclusive design may seem like the domain of UX designers and web developers. But social media marketers should practice it, too.


Several social platforms have made recent accessibility updates. Automatic captioning is available on Facebook Live and Instagram IGTV. After the inaccessible introduction of voice Tweets, Twitter established two accessibility teams and plans to roll out automated captions by early 2021. Alt-image description fields are now available across all three platforms, as well as LinkedIn.


You can view more of the tips for creating accessible channels here.