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YouTube Adds Captions for Deaf

Auto-captioning to be available to all users

(Newser) - Life just got a lot easier for the deaf YouTuber. YouTube is rolling out its auto-captioning service for all the tens of millions of videos it hosts, starting with the English-language ones. "A core part of YouTube's DNA is access to content," a YouTube exec said at the... More »

They're In UR Computer, Fuelin a Trend

Animals + semiliterate captions = unstoppable online phenomenon

(Newser) - From humble origins—a photo of a hungry feline—the website "I Can Haz Cheezburger" has grown into a hot destination, seeding the Web with "LOLcats" and appalling grammar and spelling. The Journal tracks down founder Eric Nakagawa, who was out of work when inspiration struck and says... More »

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