1. Auto alt text
To begin, there has been an automatic alternative text feature implemented. This feature allows an individual to hear descriptions of photos uploaded through their screen reader. This specific feature utilizes object recognition technology to create descriptions of photos. Therefore, the screen reader would list items that the photos you browse through on Instagram may contain.
2. Custom alt text
Secondly, the second feature added is a variation of the first. It is the option to add custom alternative text. This allows users to be read your personal input int your alt text box. When using this feature, your goal is to be as descriptive as possible to allow screen reader users to receive a thorough description.