Overview of social media accessibility

Overview of accessibility of popular social media platforms

Every year, AccessibilityOz does an analysis of the accessibility of popular social media platforms. This year, the following social media platforms were tested:

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter
  • YouTube

The following user journeys were tested:

  • Register an account
  • Log in
  • Read a post
  • Submit an item (with accessibility features)

The following user functionalities were also tested:

  • Keyboard only
  • Increase text size
  • Using a screen reader

For more detailed results, please see our post: Social media screen reader accessibility compliance testing.

Results for the accessibility testing of social media

No autoplayFailFailFailFailFailFail
Autoplay in settingsPassFailPassFailPassFail
Video can be pausedPassFailPassFailFailPass
Page titlesFailPassFailFailPassPass
ARIA / HTMLFailFailFailFailFailFail

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