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Thursday, 09 April 2009 18:54
Facebook has been working with the American Foundation for the Blind to make it easier, for individuals with disabilities, to use Facebook.

Here is a list of references that will hopefully get you started:

  

Making Facebook Accessible for Everyone

Published by: Facebook Blog

URL: http://blog.facebook.com/blog.php?post=71852922130

"About two years ago, AFB approached Facebook in order to combat the accessibility problems of blind members who were having trouble using the site and its applications, including AFB's own cause on Facebook. From our very first interaction, Facebook has been responsive to our feedback and committed to finding solutions to these problems. This has underscored the fact that Facebook is a community dedicated to all of its members, including those with disabilities."

Facebook Works with the Blind on Accessibility

Published by: WebProNews

URL: http://www.webpronews.com/topnews/2009/04/07/facebook-works-with-the-blind-on-accessibility

"From our very first interaction, Facebook has been responsive to our feedback and committed to finding solutions to these problems," says AFB CEO Carl R. Augusto in a post on the Facebook Blog. "This has underscored the fact that Facebook is a community dedicated to all of its members, including those with disabilities."

Facebook Gets Enhanced Accessibility for the Visually Impaired, French Canadian Speaker

Published by: Find My Soft

URL: http://www.findmysoft.com/news/Facebook-Gets-Enhanced-Accessibility-for-the-Visually-Impaired-French-Canadian-Speaker/

Popular social networking site Facebook, who has recently been focusing on its looks and security, has now addressed two issues regarding accessibility to the aforementioned site by making it easier for the visually impaired to access Facebook (as detailed by the CEO of the American Foundation for the Blind) and by releasing a French Canadian version of Facebook.

 

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