Rikki Poynter

The Untold Story of why YouTube is removing Community Contributions; YouTube CC History pt. 4

In the later half of the 2010’s YouTube began putting a greater emphasis on international accessibility over accessibility for the deaf. This change in policy, alienated the Deaf Community who began to criticize the increasing inadequacy of closed captions on the website. The ensuing events would bring about the rise and fall of the feature known as community contributions.