Making Your Content Accessible
- Provide additional ways to contact your organization such as an 800 number, a Contact Us form or a general contact e-mail address for more information.
- Always put your main content first and put hashtags and @mentions at the end of a post - this is particularly important for screen reader users.
- Photos, Videos and Audio
- If a tweet contains an image, video or audio indicate this at the åbeginning of the content using the prefix [PIC], , or [AUDIO].
- In addition, if a tweet or Facebook post includes one of these items, be sure to link back to the web page that contains the image, video or audio with a full caption/transcript.
- Avoid the use of acronyms, abbreviations and text messaging shorcuts.
- If you are linking to a PDF document, make sure the document is tagged properly and accessible. If it is not, also provide a link to a text alternative.
- For blogs, ensure proper HTML markup is used such as headings, paragraphs and lists to help orient users clarity of content.
How to add image descriptions in Tweets
- Start by tapping the Tweet compose icon and attach your photo(s).
Note: For detailed instructions about adding photo read this article.
- On the image, tap Add description to insert descriptive text.
- Type your description of the image and tap Apply. Tap the description again to edit it prior to
- You can add a description to each image in a Tweet. Note: image descriptions cannot be added GIFs or videos.
For specific information on posting images on iOS, Android and Twitter website, see: Making images accessible for people on Twitter.
- Adding Captions to Posted Images
- Automatic Alt Text
This site provide tips on government social media, but they can be translated to CSULB needs.
- General Social Media Accessibility Tips
- How to be more Accessible on Social Media