We’ve been discussing the importance of Inclusive Design and how some small changes to your social media posts can make them more accessible to a variety of people.
Emojis are great fun to use, and when used appropriately add a welcome bit of fun to your posts. However, text-to-speech software reads out a description for every emoji you use, so be careful with the number you include.
Hearing “one gold star” isn’t terrible, but hearing “one gold star” repeated 10 times throughout a message is not only tiresome, but alters the meaning of the entire post.
Remember, in this case less is certainly more!