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Some Disabled People Say Twitter's New Design Is Inaccessible

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Key Takeaways

  • Twitter has launched a new design for its app and website, including its own font, higher contrast, and less gray space.
  • The update was intended to increase accessibility, but many disabled users and accessibility experts disagree, pointing out that some of the changes have made the site less accessible.
  • Twitter has responded to the concerns [...]

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