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Facebook adds captions to FB Live

Facebook is adding closed captions to live video broadcasts, the Palo Alto company announced Tuesday. Video creators will be able to add captions through backend software that will automatically be shared with users who have captions turned on.

Why it matters: The update is meant to help those who are deaf or hard of hearing engage with Live videos, the same way they currently can with uploaded videos. For this reason, Facebook calls the addition a "milestone" in making all video on Facebook accessible to all users.