Add captions to live videos.


Users with hearing impairments may rely on captions to enjoy your video content. Adding captions to live videos helps people use your website when you’re streaming live video.

How to Pass

Add captions to live video.


Include presenter cues and important sound effects as well as dialogue.

YouTube Live and Facebook Live both now offer closed captions as long as you use certain captioning tools such as Total Eclipse, Case CATalyst, CaptionMaker or StreamText.Net.

You may want to hire someone to type quickly for you – check out freelance websites.

This is a difficult guideline to meet. Broadcasters like the BBC hire professional subtitlers to add captions to live television.

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