[Athen] video accessibility on Facebook

Jennifer Sutton jsuttondc at gmail.com
Sun Feb 12 17:22:19 PST 2017

I don't know whether you've gotten answers to your questions, but
perhaps this will be a helpful start:


Maybe you can follow up with Facebook directly, to see what they recommend.

I happened to see:


tweet this link in the last few days because they've recently launched
automatic captioning, if I understand correctly.

At least there seems to be a way to edit the auto-captioning, so the
captions won't be "craptions" (not my term, but a good one, I think).



On 2/10/2017 11:32 AM, KRISTA L. GREEAR wrote:


> Two questions that cropped up from my captioning training with Housing

> and Food Services yesterday –


> What’s the best process for ensuring the videos they post on Facebook

> are accessible? They create videos on the fly. And create videos

> hosted on their YouTube channel (I taught them how to create/edit

> captions using YouTube).


> And they regularly livestream on Facebook. Sometimes there’s audio but

> sometimes the stream is of a scene, like freshmen moving in on move-in

> day. Has anyone else dealt with this situation? How have you handled

> it? I told them about remote CART services.


> Thanks in advanced,




> Assistant Director


> Disability Resources for Students


> 011 Mary Gates Hall


> Box 352808

> Seattle, WA 98195-2808


> Direct: 206.221.4136 / Main: 206.543.8924


> greeark at uw.edu <mailto:greeark at uw.edu>/ http://disability.uw.edu

> <http://disability.uw.edu/>__




> _______________________________________________

> athen-list mailing list

> athen-list at mailman13.u.washington.edu

> http://mailman13.u.washington.edu/mailman/listinfo/athen-list

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://mailman12.u.washington.edu/pipermail/athen-list/attachments/20170212/61376482/attachment.html>
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: image/gif
Size: 1303 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://mailman12.u.washington.edu/pipermail/athen-list/attachments/20170212/61376482/attachment.gif>

More information about the athen-list mailing list