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How to Publish Online Video

by Elisa Lewis in Video Accessibility

Online video has completely permeated the online space and continues to be a staple in many people‚Äôs digital experience. By 2021, global internet traffic is projected to make up 82% of all consumer internet traffic. Whether it be live or prerecorded, the…

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Updated March 9, 2021

3 Lessons We Learned from Running Our Own Virtual Conference

by 3mediaweb in Video Accessibility

This May, we hosted our first-ever virtual conference called ACCESS at Home. It was a three-day event packed with expert speakers, workshops, and tons of resources. While we host webinars regularly, organizing a virtual conference is a beast of its own. It…

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Updated June 16, 2020

Studies Find Captions Improve Engagement with Online Video

by Jaclyn Leduc in User Engagement

Captions make videos more accessible to people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, but the benefits go beyond accessibility. Several studies show that captions improve engagement from users with online videos. Research findings from Verizon Media, Facebook, and several universities reveal that captions…

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Updated March 4, 2021

3 Tips for Shifting to Online Conferences and Events

by 3mediaweb in Video Accessibility

WAIT! Before you cancel your upcoming event, have you considered taking it online? Finding ways to connect online has become more important than ever before. But the community you build offline can translate just as well online. With a little planning and…

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Updated April 20, 2021

Why is the Retail Industry Being Sued for Web Accessibility?

by 3mediaweb in User Engagement

In 2019, there were over 2000 web accessibility lawsuits filed in the United States. Almost all industries were targeted including banking, foodservice, and healthcare. Yet, the hardest hit was the retail industry encompassing 60% of all web and app ADA lawsuits. Why…

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Updated April 20, 2021

Mobile Phones and Captions for Streaming Video

by Elisa Lewis in Video Accessibility

IBM, the multinational technology giant has teamed up with market research firm, Morning Consult to shed light on what businesses need to know about video streaming. Both companies bring their extensive knowledge in technology and media in a newly published study showcasing…

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Updated May 1, 2020

Take Video Ads to the Next Level with Captions

by Jaclyn Leduc in User Engagement

Online video ads are compelling, but their power increases when you add captions to the equation. On their own, videos have the potential to make an impact and to incite action. After viewing branded online videos, such as video ads, 64% of…

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Updated June 18, 2020

Internet Trends & What they Mean for Accessibility

by 3mediaweb in Video Accessibility

We live in the age of internet domination. 51% of the world’s population are internet users (a number that is more slowly climbing up than previous years as most of the people who are likely to be online are, well, already online).…

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Updated July 15, 2019

3 Secrets to Creating Better Video

by Elisa Lewis in Video Accessibility

It’s predicted that 82% of the world’s internet traffic will be video by 2020. If you’re publishing video content for training, marketing, or other purposes, that’s a great first step to keeping up with the trends. But, with that much content, you…

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Updated June 22, 2021

What Makes Your Video Rank in Search Results on YouTube?

by Elisa Lewis in Video SEO

As the digital age continues to evolve, one thing remains true – online video isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Video content is on the rise, and people everywhere can’t seem to get enough. In fact, video traffic will account for 80% of…

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Updated May 1, 2020

The CVAA & Video Game Accessibility

by 3mediaweb in Video Accessibility

As of December 31, 2018, any video game communication functionality released in 2019 and beyond must be accessible to people with sight, motor, speech, cognitive, and hearing disabilities. These requirements are outlined under the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA),…

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Updated December 20, 2019

The Benefits of Captioning On-Demand Fitness Video

by Elisa Lewis in Video Accessibility

The health and fitness industry continues to prosper as Americans become more conscious of their health and make better long-term investments in their overall well-being. A growing number of people are leaving their gym memberships behind and opting for an at-home…

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Updated May 1, 2020