Investigating the appropriateness of social network question asking as a resource for blind users

@inproceedings{Brady2013InvestigatingTA,
  title={Investigating the appropriateness of social network question asking as a resource for blind users},
  author={Erin L. Brady and Yu Zhong and Meredith Ringel Morris and Jeffrey P. Bigham},
  booktitle={CSCW},
  year={2013}
}
Recent work has shown the potential of having remote humans answer visual questions that blind users have. On the surface social networking sites (SNSs) offer an attractive free source of human-powered answers that can be personalized to the user. In this paper, we explore the potential of blind users asking visual questions to their social networks. We present the first formal study of how blind people use social networking sites via a survey of 191 blind adults. We also explore whether blind… CONTINUE READING
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