Facebook is a company that rarely has much to do with accessibility and is usually regarded with scepticism when they make changes or roll out new features so it is very nice to see them produce something that can be taken as such.  They are adding a [Satire] tag to the beginning of articles that their algorithm feels deserve it.

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This idea and feature might seem odd, but to those who often have problems distinguishing sarcasm and satire such as people on the Autistic spectrum it could be very useful.  The tech and mainstream press do not seem to know quite what to make of the idea and Facebook have admitted that it is a test and might not be a permanent feature but I hope that they do choose to leave it in as an option.


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