How To Make Your Tweets More Accessible To The Blind 

Your Twitter feed is likely littered with pictures. Photos, videos, and GIFs can add a lot to a tweet, but can be frustrating to the visually impaired that can't see them.

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Twitter user @_Red_Long points out there's actually a Twitter setting you can activate that gives those that cannot see an image a short description of what's there. In order for it to be included in your tweets, you just have to activate it.

To do it, tap on your icon on the Twitter app and then select Settings and Privacy from the drop-down menu. From there, select Accessibility.

The first session of the Accessibility menu is a section for Vision. Click the box beside "Compose image descriptions" to activate the feature.

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Now when you post an image, you'll be given the option to add a description of it to your post. If you think the image adds to the tweet (which it obviously does since you added it), then take a second to fill out the description so everyone can enjoy it.

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