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Improving websites for accessibility
Multiple browser windows are open on a computer screenIn recent months, Facebook and Twitter have both made some significant changes to make their sites more accessible to the visually impaired. Both now have the ability to add text descriptions for photos and Facebook has introduced an artificial intelligence to describe what is seen in photos that do not include a description. Both also promise further upgrades in the future.
 
While this is fantastic, what about other businesses? What can be done on smaller scales to make websites more accessible?
 
This article highlights numerous tweaks that can be done to a platform to ensure that visually impaired visitors can access the content. If you have a website or blog, have a read through this article.
 
Share what you’ve done with your site to make it more accessible in the comment section below.
 
Building for the blind: Here’s how businesses can follow Facebook and Twitter’s moves to make online tech more accessible

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