Monday, May 25, 2015

YouTube Star Campaigns for Better Closed Captioning

image from YouTube video of Rikki Poynter
A YouTube star is making a big push to get better captioning on the website. Rikki Poynter is hard of hearing herself and she wants her thousands of viewers to encourage video bloggers to caption their own videos. Read more at ABC News.

1 comment:

Melow Meldrew said...

Maybe the message will filter through to dedicated BSL video owners, it seems strange those who most want captions being deaf, won't put them on own videos but defend the caption exclusion on grounds of culture, deaf don't speak, deaf don't read, deaf AND dumb ?