How to add Alt Text on Twitter?

Here we will explain how you can add Alt Text to your Tweets so you can contribute to making the digital world a bit more accessible.

July 5, 2022

Alt Text is a description of your visual content so that people with a visual impairment can know what you’re posting as well. Often people with a visual impairment will use a screen reader function to hear the Alt Text spoken out to them. Here we will explain how you can add Alt Text to your Tweets so you can contribute to making the digital world a bit more accessible.

1. Start writing your tweet and add your visual

2. Click “edit”

A screenshot of composing a tweet with a logo that represents accessibility in the form of a stickman in a circle. There is a "tweet" button at the right bottom corner.

3. Click “ALT” and add the description of your visual

4. Click “save” and send out your Tweet with Alt Text.

A screenshot of an "edit image description" page with a picture of a logo and the option "Alt" selected. There is a "save" button in the top right corner.

There you go! You have now made your social media post more accessible, go you! Curious how you can add Alt Text to your other social media channels? Check out our other blog posts

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