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A guide to accessible tweets

Unlike other social media platforms, Twitter does not automatically generate alternative(ALT) text

To add Alt text to your photo:

  1. After uploading your image, click Add Description
  2. Type your Alt text. 
  3. Click Done

Upload .srt file to Twitter video posts

Posting a video to Twitter? Consider adding captions to your video content. Captions create a more inclusive environment. 

To upload a .srt file to a video post (available on the web):

  1. Upload a video to your Tweet.
  2. Select Upload caption file (.srt) below the video.
  3. A pop-up window will appear. Select the Upload Captions button.
  4. Choose the caption file from your computer
  5. Click Done

Need help captioning your videos? Stanford’s Office of Digital Accessibility has established Master Service Agreements with three vendors for providing quality captioning and audio description services at reduced rates, saving you time and money.

Visit Twitter's accessibility webpage to learn more.