It is important to use all of the tools available to us to insure that our content on all platforms is as accessible as possible.
NOTE: You can only edit alt text on a computer or Apple device.
Creating More Accessible Content on Facebook
Step 1: Login to your Facebook account.
Step 2: Create a new post and upload an image.
Step 3: Hover over the image and select the Edit icon (the paintbrush icon).
Step 4: In the Edit Photo pop-up window, find the Alt Text icon on the left-hand side.
Step 5: Add the Alternate Text that is appropriate for the image that you are sharing.
Step 6: Click Save when you are done and continuing with your post as normal.
Edit a Post to add Alternate Text
Step 1: Find the image you need to add alternate text to and open/select it.
Step 2: Hover over the image until you see "Options" at the bottom.
Step 3: Choose Change Alt Text from the menu options.
Step 4: Select the Override generated alt text.
Step 5: Enter the appropriate alt text for your image and select Save.