Adding alternative text descriptions to Twitter images

Posted: June 7, 2020 at 10:42 am

To add alternative text descriptions, do the following:

  • When composing a Tweet, click on Photo/Video.


  • Attach your photo(s). (NOTE: For detailed instructions about adding photos to your Tweets, read Tweeting GIFs and pictures).
  • To insert descriptive text, click Add description.


  • Type your description of the image and click the Done button. To edit the description, re-open the Add description dialog prior to posting the Tweet. (The limit is 1000 characters.)

  • You can add a description to each image in a Tweet. (NOTE: Image descriptions cannot be added to videos.)


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