Spring 2013
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The Public Manager

Making Social Media Content as Accessible as Possible

Friday, March 15, 2013

Most everyone has heard of Section 508, the requirement that federal electronic information technology must be accessible to those with disabilities. Section 508 applies to more than is commonly understood, however. It applies to all online content that is created by the federal government and its contractors, not just content that appears on a .gov or .mil domain.

The rise in use of social media and the ability to share information at lightning speed have encouraged more agencies to examine so


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