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November 23, 2022


Twitter’s Layoffs Are a Blow to Accessibility

The company recently took major steps to make the platform more inclusive after pressure from disabled users. Then Elon Musk gutted its accessibility team.

For people within the accessibility world, losing this team is grim and bizarre news. [Neil] Milliken called it “wasteful.” For [Christian] Vogler, it’s a “travesty.” Stacy Marie Branham, a professor at the University of California, Irvine who studies accessibility, tells WIRED it is “discriminatory and foolhardy.”

Read the full story on Wired.

Twitter’s Layoffs Are a Blow to Accessibility

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