Center for Academic Technologies

Digital Accessibility

Social Media

When social media content is accessible it works with assistive technologies like screen readers, personal voice assistants (e.g. Siri, Alexa, etc.), speech-to-text, etc. Accessible social media positively impacts cultural expectations and tells the audience they matter. While various social media platforms and applications may vary in terms of what modifications can be made, you can take some basic steps with your content to help improve accessibility. These include:

  • Using clear language
  • Adding alt text
  • Captioning videos
  • Properly using hashtags
  • Using emojis sparingly

Accessible Social Media Posts (written)