Overview of autoplay and video accessibility in social media Autoplay is a serious accessibility issue. We tested whether videos autoplayed on social media, as well as whether it was possible to turn off this feature. In addition, we tested whether the video could be paused by the mouse, keyboard and touch. No autoplay on default
Overview of accessibility features in social media Accessibility features, in this instance, is defined as the ability to add alt attributes to an image, or (in YouTube only) captions and audio descriptions. Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Pinterest Twitter YouTube Desktop Pass N/A Pass Pass Pass Pass / Fail iOS Pass Pass Fail Pass Pass Fail Android
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AccessibilityOz is an accessibility consultancy based in Australia and the United States. Gian Wild, the founder and Director, has worked on the accessibility of various web sites since 1998 and spent six years with the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group contributing to WCAG2. AccessibilityOz offers a range of accessibility services and products to organisations and Government departments around the world. We have completed hundreds of audits and run training sessions and seminars over the last ten years for clients including United Nations, National Science Foundation, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Bureau of Meteorology and McDonald’s.