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  1. Twitter is making fantastic strides!

    by Desiree

    I am very excited to add a new chapter in my social media adventures!  An independent group is working on an accessible version of Twitter!  Many features are still in the working stages, but this is so exciting indeed! I tried out the site so far and find it much less...

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  2. Facebook, the good, bad and the ugly!

    by Desiree

    For the past couple of weeks, I have been on facebook, fairly active and experimenting. I started out with just a couple of friends, but through the power of this social media, in the past few days, I now have almost 50 friends. I have figured out how to link...

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  3. Survey says?

    by Desiree

    For the past two months, WebAIM has been conducting a Screen Reader survey to get a feel for how users deal with various types of web content.  There were 1121 participants, 95% of them being blind and/or low vision, and the remaining consisted of testers and/or web designers who use...

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  4. Top 10 Accessibility Milestones in 2008

    Knowbility posted this to the web site home page as 2008 turned in 2009.  We archive it here: There were major setbacks in the struggle to ensure equitable access for all and there were some great triumphs. This is our list of ten influential events and we would love to...

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  5. Very frustrated with audio captcha!

    by Desiree

    Ok, so I understand the need for verification.  Web sites need to know if you’re a human being or a spam bot when trying to register for or use a service.  When the visual verification system or captcha came out some years ago, it caused many accessibility barriers.  The boxes...

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