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Twitter tests new 'CC' button for captions on videos

By Shgun S -- April 23, 2022 8:07 pm -- Updated:April 23, 2022 8:07 pm

Washington (United States), April 23: Twitter is testing a new 'CC' button to turn captions on and off on videos with subtitles, the social media company has announced.

The roll-out is presently available for some iOS users and will soon be available for Android users, according to the microblogging site.

"Video captions or no captions, it's now easier to choose for some of you on iOS, and soon on Android," the company said in a tweet. "On videos that have captions available, we're testing the option to turn captions off/on with a new 'CC' button," according to The Verge.

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Ever since Tesla CEO Elon Musk entered the argument for buying Twitter, the social media platform has been on a spree to introduce numerous features, while some are on users' demand. The introduction of the 'ALT badge' and image descriptions, or a long-requested functionality to 'edit tweets,' has been a welcome addition for the users of the micro-blogging site.

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