A guide to writing accessible image captions

Published Feb 24 2022 at 10:30 AM GMT
  • EXAMPLE: "A dimly lit photo of a hand holding an iPhone.
  • There is a brightly lit blue and white screen behind the phone showing The Twitter Logo while they scroll.
  • ALTERNATIVE: "A person scrolls through the verified Twitter account.
  • Alt text descriptions are really contextual, and they're kind of an evolving art for individual social media users — part of a process of figuring out what is actually helpful for you, your followers, and the general public.
  • It's OK to try out descriptions and fail (or realize that your alt text could be improved).



  • Published Feb 24, 2022 10:30 AM GMT