TikTok Adds Automated Captions, Making Platform More Open to Deaf People

Summarized by Matthew Dehler, staff writer

Deaf accessibility is becoming more and more common in the modern day. For example, Tiktok is adding automated captions to their platform. The feature will be applied in upcoming weeks, and has been designed to make the service more inclusive to people. The app’s developers hope to ease the burden for creators as they add captions to their videos. The automated captions process should be considerably easier than previous methods of captioning on the app. The process is therefore a step in the right direction for Tiktok, considering the roughly 48 million deaf or hard of hearing people in the US.

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