Bookmark: "Joschi Kuphal: #Unicode #LinkedIn #assistive"

Sebastian Greger


“Formatting” social media posts by using special unicode characters (that, for example, look like bold text but aren’t) is one of the most common ways to create completely inaccessible social media posts. Joschi Kuphal’s screencast demonstrates the problem:

Most definitely the authors never tried using a #screenreader and experiencing at first hand how exclusive their contents really are for people who can’t SEE all that knickknack.