It makes sense that the shift to mobile – and the stripped down, sparse aesthetic that in many cases comes with it – makes web navigation easier for someone using screen readers and other tools designed to help people with varying levels of sightedness. Mobile sites often mean a more pleasant experience for sighted users, too.
Retailers like Amazon and grocery-delivery service Peapod have great mobile sites, Danielsen says, where most news organizations are still lagging. He’ll often log onto a website’s mobile iteration as a way to cut through the clutter. (Check out m.theatlantic.com/technology, for instance.)
“We’re swimming in news now. There has never been a more golden age for blind people.”
We use our own and third party cookies. The analysis of the data that we collect allows us to improve the web and offer more personalized information and services. If you continue browsing, we consider that you accept its use. For more information, see the Cookies Policy.Accept