Tyler Oakley has closed captioned all his YouTube videos – meaning his posts have the option to be subtitled.
In his latest post the vlogger said: “I want to make my little community here on YouTube more inclusive.”
Hisdecision was inspired by YouTuber Rikki Poynter, who is hard of hearing and campaigns for producers to make their work more accessible.
“I don’t want this to feel like a place where only certain people can come,” said Tyler.
“The fact that now millions, and millions and millions more people can enjoy my content is a cool thing.”
In his post called Hear Me Out, Tyler, who has more than six million subscribers to his channel, went on to explainhow other vloggers can closed caption their videos.
“I just want everyone to enjoy YouTube the way I enjoy YouTube,” he said.
As #HearMeOut trended worldwide Tyler tweeted: “Thank you for…
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