Twitter has come under fire for launching a new design, with a bespoke font and high colour contrast after the changes caused users to suffer headaches. The changes were designed to clean up “visual clutter”. But many people with accessibility needs, especially those with processing and visual impairments, deluged the company with comments to say they found it confusing, hard to read and too bright. Twitter responded to say: “We’re making contrast changes on all buttons to make them easier on the eyes because you told us the new look is uncomfortable for people with sensory sensitivities.”

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