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Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Sat Apr 29 06:11:42 UTC 2017

Mostly Facebook, Whatsapp, the Audiogames forum, and teamtalk
	occasional, on and Skype too.
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Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at> writes:

> Tony Baechler here.
> On 4/28/2017 6:42 AM, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>> @Tony: Maybe I've just been lucky, but in my experience, most sighted
>> people on the Internet are more than willing to try and explain
>> graphical content to me if I ask nicely. Granted, I also avoid places
>> like Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr like the plague and have done so
>> since before I went blind as they seem to attract the dregs of human
>> culture.
> Well, to each his own I guess. I personally don't like social media
> and avoided it for years. However, that's where teens hang out. If you
> want to attract them to Linux, you have to go to them. One of the
> nicest people I ran into was on Facebook. They don't do email anymore.
> I've found ways to text in an accessible way (I'm the only one without
> a smartphone). As I've said before, I especially don't like tumblr,
> but that and snapchat seem to be where they hang out. I'm sure blind
> teens hang out in other places since tumblr is especially
> inaccessible, but I don't know where and haven't looked too much. I
> leave that to others who are younger and more experienced.
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