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Behind Facebook's efforts to make its site accessible to all

Discussion in 'AI in the News' started by RSS, Jul 14, 2016.

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    It all started five years ago when Jeff Wieland, who worked on the company's user research team at the time, discovered that there were people with disabilities who were having a rather terrible experience with Facebook. For example, he found out that screen readers -- software employed by blind users to know what's happening on a page -- would interpret a button on a site as simply, well, "button.

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