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Twitter adds automatic captions to audio posts

a year ago, Twitter Voice tweets launched, giving users the option to post messages up to 140 seconds Duration. After several months of testing, the company is addressing accessibility concerns.

right Now, Twitter You are performing created subtitles automatically Which can be activated by pressing the button “Copy”. This new feature will only be available on iOSAs audio tweets haven’t arrived on Android yet.

Subtitles on Twitter

This new accessibility feature is available in English, Japanese, Portuguese, Turkish, Arabic, Hindi, French, Indonesian, Korean and Italian. In addition, they will only appear in new posts, as translations are generated at the time a tweet is uploaded, Twitter said. the edge.

Several people criticized last year that the new Twitter add-on should have translations from the start. Twitter admitted that it did not have a dedicated accessibility team and that it was supervised only by employees who donated time.

Months later, the company started creating groups responsible for accessibility, and now it’s promising to extend this new option to all Twitter products.

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