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Facebook and other social networks.

Hey, I am posting this subject to hear other peoples opinions about some of the Social Notworks we use. I have used myspace, facebook, and have tried to use twitter, but the only one I liked really was facebook. When it came to accessabibity I wasn't how well it would work with Jaws or my BrailleNote. With Jaws on both the Mobile and the actual site, it works well. With the BrailleNote it works pritty good as well.
If anyone has anyone comments please reply, hope you guys are doing well.
Have a great day.

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Well I like to use facebook. Jaws seems to be pretty accesible with it.


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I had an account with facebook it was pretty much accessible with zoomtext for the most part with the screen reader on it, but i ran into a few problems like everyone does i'm sure. My biggest problem is at the size i have to take it to the text becomes illegible pixels. Which i didn't really care too much about facebook anyways i guess in some areas my attention span was not good for it.
A site i like to use is Fanpop image wise it is based on the ones that post it on whether it's described or not.
What i've noticed lately is they are working on making things better currently when i'm not using Zoomtext i use the free version of Natural reader that will read anything highlighted. Since Zoomtext's screen reader has been acting up with me lately i am using Natural reader at the same time as the magnifier .
i use Natural reader on fanpop mostly and when the screen reader was working on Zoomtext it was pretty accessible, but i don't know about any others. On my ipad through Voice over i can access everything on the site as well but other than that one i really haven't used any others and Fanpop is the only other social network I've used.


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My favorite social network site is Facebook.


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Hey guys, thanks for replying to this subject! I appreciate it, I think that you can get a new verssion of Zoom-Text, but i'm knot to sure though.

I like Facebook it works good with Jaws and Yes I have came across some issures instead of it saying notifications when you have some, it only says numbers.

For example, if you have 2 notifications it will only say 2 and that is all.

Btw, I just graduated from High School! I graduated on the 8th!


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Congratulations Paulina! Where is your Grad Night?


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Congrats Paulina I'm happy for you i wish i was graduating but i still got some time good luck


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Did yz get your diploma yet? I got mine the night I graduated.


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Hey guys, I got my diploma the next day for some weird reason, and my grand night is at disny land but i didn't want to go anyways.


Thanks guys for the congrats and I hope you guys are doing well.


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My grad night sucked it's not even worth it, so it's a good thing you didn't go. I had to wait an hour and a half for one ride on Space Mountain. Boring.


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Congratulations! What course are you going to take up in college? Well for me, I always love to open my facebook account. It works well with JAWS. But yesterday, I have just signed up in twitter and so far, the JAWS works well with it also. Guys, (personal information removed) I'd be glad to know more about you guys. Thanks.


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I plan to go to college after I get a guide dog if I get accepted.


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