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Color Oracle is a free color blindness simulator for Windows, Mac and Linux. It takes the guesswork out of designing for color blindness by showing you in real time what people with common color vision impairments will see.
The Trace Center's Photosensitive Epilepsy Analysis Tool (PEAT) is a free, downloadable resource for developers to identify seizure risks in their web content and software. Great for testing GIFS and other moving images.
Alt Text Tester is a Chrome extension that allows you to hover over an image and see if it has alt text written for it. This can help content creators know whether or not the content they are sharing from outside sources is accessible.
Platform Specific Accessibility Features
Each social media platform has different accessibility features. The resources below cover accessibility features and best practices based on platform.
This web page, created by University of Minnesota Accessible U, offers accessibility tips for the following social media platforms: Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Flickr, Google+, and LinkedIn.
Kris Rivenburgh, ADA Website Compliance & web accessibility consultant, has created this helpful guide on making YouTube videos accessible. The article includes screenshots that walk content creators through adding and editing captions on their YouTube videos,
While Snapchat does not yet have an alt text feature, there are ways you can increase accessibility for low vision users. Veronica Lewis offers her insight on how to make sure your Snaps are as accessible as possible.
This guide, created by the Bureau of Internet Accessibility, provides an overview of how Pinterest has worked on making their platform more accessible and how users can create the most accessible content possible.