#DontRemoveYoutubeCCs: Community captions ‘benefit everyone’

Charities are calling for YouTube to reconsider getting rid of a tool that helps people with hearing loss watch videos.

Community captions – when users upload subtitles to other people’s videos – are being removed from the platform.

The British Deaf Association and Action on Hearing Loss say YouTube should engage with the deaf community on the decision.

YouTube says the feature is hardly used and is open to abuse or spam.

Read the full article on BBC News.