We Heart Captions
We heart captions, and we’re not alone!
Captions and subtitles make videos accessible to more people, improve the viewing experience, increase engagement, and make videos more searchable. What’s not to love?
If you want to feel the love for captioning, check out these fun videos and resources from other caption fans.
Make sure to share the love on Facebook and Twitter.
Want to make a video about why you love using captions? Write to us as marketing (at) 3playmedia (dot) com!
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You Guys Need Captions! – Pharrell “Happy” Parody
“You Guys Need Captions” is a parody music video of Pharrell Williams’ “Happy.” The lyrics have been changed to showcase how closed captions are important for making videos accessible to the deaf and hard of hearing, as well as many hearing people who enjoy reading along.
The video features Bostonians from all walks of life, the 3Play Media team, and major players in the local video tech and innovation communities. Cameos by:
HubSpot · Wistia · Brightcove · Yahoo! · MassChallenge · Akamai · MIT Sloan · MIT Entrepreneurship Center
InterviewsJump to Top
The Importance of Captioning Video: Sarah Snow Interview
Emily Griffin of 3Play Media, professional closed captioning company, interviews Sarah Snow of Glide, video messaging app, about her advocacy for video captioning to improve accessibility to web video for the deaf and hard of hearing.
When Do You Get a Positive ROI from Captions? Tim Schmoyer Interview
Tim Schmoyer of Video Creators interviews Lily Bond from 3Play Media about how captioning your YouTube videos can lead to a positive ROI.
Polls & SurveysJump to Top
Closed Captioning Use Survey
How do you people use closed captions? Who uses them and who doesn’t? And why?
The results of this survey will be compiled as part of a State of Captioning Use report published by 3Play Media.
Take our 1-questions Quick Polls and see the results instantly. Our 2-minute long Closed Captioning Use survey enters you to win a prize!