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Squid Game’s Subtitles: When Meaning Gets Lost in Translation

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

Squid Game, a shocking dystopian thriller about class and capitalism in Korea, is on track to become Netflix’s most-watched show of all time. Viewers in hundreds of countries are binge-watching the Korean-language drama while reading subtitles—a testament to Parasite director Bong Joon-ho’s…

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October 14, 2021

6 YouTube Captioning and Subtitling Hacks You Need to Try

by Samantha Sauld in Video Accessibility

If you really want to up your YouTube game, you should consider adding captions. Over 500 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute. That’s a lot of content, which, unfortunately, isn’t always captioned. When it comes to YouTube, captions are…

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September 30, 2021

What Goes into Making the Paralympics?

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

After 5 long years, the opening ceremony for the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo commenced with a colorful celebration titled “Para Airport.” While many doubted the event would happen, the power of sport prevailed and athletes from all over the world came together…

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August 25, 2021

Stars with Hearing Loss: 10 Celebrities Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

by Kelly Mahoney in Lighter Side

According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, approximately 48 million people in the United States alone report some degree of hearing loss – almost 20% of our population! Statistically, this means there are quite a few celebrities who identify as deaf…

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Updated August 9, 2021

3Play Media Celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)

by Rebecca Klein in Company + Culture

May 20, 2021, marked the 10th annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). Created by Joe Devon and Jennison Asuncion, GAAD is all about raising awareness for digital accessibility and inclusion for people around the world with disabilities.  Needless to say, GAAD is…

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May 21, 2021

Celebrating Black History Month: Deaf Culture and Black ASL

by Samantha Sauld in Lighter Side

Every year in February during Black History Month we celebrate the work and legacy of prominent Black leaders who’ve paved a way for racial equity and inclusion in the United States. It’s also a time when people celebrate Black culture and history…

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Updated February 22, 2021

How 3Play Stands Apart From Competitors, According to Our Customers

by Aj Beltis in Company + Culture

To stay competitive, retain customers, and get found online, an increasing number of companies have started relying on video as a crucial element to their organization. In fact, 86% of businesses use video as a marketing tool – not to mention the…

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February 16, 2021

Top 5 Webinars of 2020

by Samantha Sauld in Lighter Side

2020 has come to an end, but before we wrap up the year, let’s take a look at the top 3Play Media webinars of 2020. This year has been an unprecedented one for many as we quickly pivoted in the wake of…

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Updated March 16, 2021

Gift Guide: Support Disability-Owned Business, Accessibility, & Inclusion

by Jaclyn Leduc in Lighter Side

The holidays are a time when many people enjoy gifting thoughtful items to their loved ones. This gift guide highlights several disability-owned business and features accessibility- and inclusion-focused products. This holiday (and year-round) gift guide features gifts for everyone in your life,…

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Updated March 2, 2021

Tips for Having an Accessible Thanksgiving Virtually

by Elisa Lewis in Lighter Side

This blog post was written in collaboration with Aaron Pagan.— With COVID-19 shifting the world as we see it, many people aren’t going to be able to spend this Thanksgiving in-person with their loved ones, but rather will be connecting virtually. Aaron…

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Updated February 10, 2021

5 Key Themes From Watching Netflix’s Deaf U

by Elisa Lewis in Lighter Side

If you scroll through Hulu, Netflix, Apple TV, or any other streaming service you won’t find many titles featuring individuals with disabilities. That’s why when a title like Deaf U comes along, many people will watch it and will do so with…

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October 20, 2020

TikTok Accessibility: Best Practices for Creators

by Jaclyn Leduc in Video Accessibility

With over two billion all-time downloads and 80 million daily users in the US alone, TikTok is one of the most popular apps of our time, particularly among Gen Z. However, when it comes to the social media’s accessibility, the app unfortunately…

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Updated March 29, 2021