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Blog posts tagged 'Accessibility'

ARIA Grid: Supporting nonvisual layout and keyboard traversal

Posted about 8 months ago

The logical grid is a generic UI design pattern that web applications can adopt to reduce interface complexity and improve keyboard interaction support. Read more...

Building scalable systems to understand content

Posted about 10 months ago

Pushing computer vision to understand images at the pixel level helps our systems describe photos for the visually impaired and provide better search results for visual content. Read more...

Mike SchroepferChief technology officer at Facebook

Accelerating innovation and powering new experiences with AI

Posted about a year ago

Research and engineering in connectivity, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence will help us make progress toward opening the world to everyone. Read more...

Brett LavallaWebmaster at Facebook

Android accessibility debugging with Stetho

Posted about a year ago

The open source debugging tool now includes an Accessibility Properties section that improves app compatibility with focus navigation. Read more...

Piotr DollarResearch Scientist at Facebook

Segmenting and refining images with SharpMask

Posted about a year ago

New detection technologies will move us toward a more precise understanding of images. Read more...

Powering Facebook experiences with AI

Posted about 2 years ago

Research from Facebook's Applied Machine Learning team is the backbone behind much of the Facebook experience. Read more...

Under the hood: Building accessibility tools for the visually impaired on Facebook

Posted about 2 years ago

Leveraging Facebook's computer vision platform, automatic alternative text for photos helps create better experiences for the visually impaired community. Read more...

Daniel BauligFront End Engineer at Facebook

Why we chose to move to HTML5 video

Posted about 2 years ago

Moving to HTML5 best enables us to continue to innovate quickly and at scale, given Facebook’s large size and complex needs. Read more...

Making React Native apps accessible

Posted about 2 years ago
blog post · Mobile · Accessibility · iOS · Android · Open Source

With the React Native Accessibility API, you can make sure the great experiences you are creating will be usable by people with disabilities and other users of assistive technology. Read more...

Ramya SethuramanEngineering

HIKE: Our quick, simple accessibility primer

Posted about 2 years ago

Making our products accessible is integral to achieving our mission of connecting the world. Read more...

Jeffrey WielandEngineering

Introducing the Accessibility Toolkit

Posted about 3 years ago

How do you incorporate accessibility within the company's existing engineering environment?. Read more...

Ramya SethuramanEngineering

Under The Hood: Facebook Accessibility

Posted about 4 years ago
blog post · Web · Infra · Culture · Accessibility · Front End

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. Making our products accessible to people with disabilities is an incredibly important step towards achieving this mission. Read more...

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