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Accessibility Compliance

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires that federal agencies make all public content accessible to people with disabilities. This was modified to include social media in January of 2018.

For more information about accessibility standards and guidelines, visit the Web Accessibility Initiative website.

General Accessibility Tips

Follow these general tips to be accessible across various social media platforms. Each social media platform has its own accessibility policy and guidelines. Please review each platform’s policy to make sure you are ADA compliant. Remember, you can only be as accessible as the platform allows.

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Alternative Text

Learn what alternative text is and how to use it on different social media platforms.

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Video Captions

Learn what video captions are and how to use them on different social media platforms.

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Learn what hashtags are and the best ways to use them on social media.

Questions? Contact Us!

Communications and Marketing
Fax: 325-942-2238
ASU Station #11021, San Angelo, TX 76909