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How to add alt text to images on Facebook

Facebook automatically adds alt text (alt text) to the images it uploads, but the descriptions are not always accurate. You can make your images more accessible to visually impaired users by writing accurate alt text for your images. That’s how.

How to add alt text using the Facebook mobile app

To add alt text to an image that you are uploading using the Facebook mobile app, open the app on your smartphone, write a new Facebook post and then select a photo from your device to upload as you normally would. In the post preview, tap on the three dots in the upper right corner of the image.

Touch the three dots.

A menu will appear at the bottom of your screen. Here, tap on the “Edit Alt Text” option.

You will now be on the Change Alt Text screen. In the text box below your image, enter text that accurately describes the image you are posting. After that, tap “Done.”

Write the alternative text of your image.

The alternative text is now added to the photo.

also can add alt text to your twitter images as well as most of the other big social networking sites. This makes social media more fun for everyone.

How to add alt text using the desktop Facebook site

You can also add alt text to your images on Facebook from your computer. Visit Facebook from any browser of your choice and then start creating a new post with an image as you normally would. Then, in the preview of the publication, click on “Edit” in the upper left corner of the image.

Click Edit.

The photo details window will appear. Here, click on “Alternative Text” at the bottom of the menu on the left panel.

The Alternative Text menu will expand. Click the bubble next to the “Custom Alt Text” option to select it, and then enter the alternative text for your image in the text box.

Add alternative text to your image.

Now click on the blue “Save” button at the bottom of the window.

Click Save.

Alternative text is now added to your photo.

Adding alt text to your photos helps your friends who rely on screen readers to understand what the image is about. also can add alt text to your images in Microsoft Word so that your professional documents are also more accessible.

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