What Happened: Disability advocates are circulating a Change.org petition urging Facebook and Bitmoji to add disability-inclusive features to each company’s popular avatar creator that allows users to create a cartoon version of their likeness for use on social media.
The petition was created by Caitlin Goerlich after realizing she couldn’t add a wheelchair to her Bitmoji — there wasn’t an option.
Also missing are options for hearing aids, service dogs, prosthetic limbs, feeding tubes, and more. Facebook recently unveiled its version of a social media avatar, which is also missing disability-inclusive features. The Frontlines: Including people with disabilities is important in all aspects of life, whether it’s on TV, in creating accessibleRead more on themighty.com