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 more people.
Emojis are great fun to use, and when used appropriately add a welcome bit of lightheartedness 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!