Why does writing your hashtags in camel case make them more accessible and what are the benefits?

How to use Hashtags — how does writing hashtags in camel case make them more accessible?

Firstly, you might be wondering — what is camel case?

To make your hashtags accessible and easier to read, you should capitalise the first letter of each word. For example, #DigitalDevelopment is more accessible and the user can easily decipher what the tag means.

1. Avoid Misunderstanding

Wouldn’t a capitalised #SusanAlbumParty have been easier to read and helped to avoid any naughty misunderstandings?

2. Screen Readers

When we capitalise the first letter of each word it is more likely a screen reader will understand that there are multiple words present in the hashtag and would read out #ReasonsHumansWillGoExtinct as “Reasons humans will go extinct”.

3. People with cognitive disabilities or dyslexia

Why would we purposely try to exclude any of our audience from the conversation?

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