How to Use Automated Captions for Voice Tweets on Twitter

Twitter roll out automated captions for voice tweets. Voice tweets is a feature that was roll out last year. Voice tweets feature would be difficult to use for people who are visually impair, deaf, or hard of hearing.

For solution Twitter recently launch automated captions for all voice tweets.

Voice tweets will be publish as tweets with audio attachments that people can play.

Users current profile photo will be add as a static image on your audio attachment and will not refresh if you update your profile photo.

When you tap on play then it will automatically minimise in an audio dock at the bottom of the screen so that users can continue listening as they scroll through Twitter. 

This voice tweets feature is currently live only for iOS users and is not enable for Android and Web users yet.

Captions will be automatically generated in few support languages only.

This currently includes English, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish, Arabic, Hindi, French, Indonesian, Korean, and Italian.

How to Use Automated Captions in Voice Tweets?

Follow These Steps :

  1. Go to the voice tweet whose captions you want to enable.
  2. Tap the voice tweet thumbnail to start and stop playback.
  3. If you record a voice tweet then captions will automatically generate and appear.
  4. To view the captions on web.
  5. Click on the CC button in the right-hand corner of the voice tweet window.
  6. A transcript of the voice tweet should now appear on the voice tweet thumbnail.

Twitter says that captions will only be auto generate for new tweets.

Old voice tweets will not support captions.


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