[ATI] Sociability: Tips for using social network and blogging sites
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Wed Jun 13 18:19:06 CDT 2012
Sociability: social media for people with a disability
Wondering how to make Facebook work with your screenreader, or whether
LinkedIn is accessible? These tip sheets from Media Access Australia,
available in print or audio formats, are full of tips and tricks for getting
around the accessibility challenges of popular social media platforms. See
below to access easy-to-understand information about how to use Facebook,
LinkedIn, Twitter, Skype and YouTube, or to learn more about blogging.
Social media allows anyone with an internet connection to publish their own
content, connect with other people and find out about topics that interest
For people with a disability, such as a hearing, sight or mobility
impairment, social media websites and applications have their own barriers.
In late 2011, Media Access Australia undertook research funded by the ACCAN
Grants Scheme, to determine how the accessibility issues found in each of
the most popular social media tools can be overcome.
Read the full research here, including in-depth guides to each social media
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