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A Lot More Needs To Be Done To Help Blind People Use The Internet

Facebook s new blind-friendly feature puts a small dent in a big problem.

By Casey Williams
From the Huffington Post→

For the blind, navigating the digital world can be as tricky as moving through the physical one.

Some companies have tried to make their sites easier for the world s 39 million blind people to use. Facebook, for instance, just introduced a new image-recognition feature that lets blind users see photos on the site.

But blind advocates say fixes like Facebook s don’t solve the biggest obstacles blind people face online. Continue reading