Making technology accessible for people with disabilities
While visual content provides a fun and expressive way for people to communicate online, it poses challenges for people who are blind or severely visually impaired. Worldwide, more than 39 million people are blind, while only in Europe over 30 million have a severe visual impairment.
As social media becomes an increasingly visual experience, Facebook hopes its Automatic Alternative Text (AAT) technology will help overcome exclusion and enable equal access to connect with others.
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