Moving content can bother people with neurological and vestibular disorders, including seizures, vertigo, and migraines. If you’re developing a custom story or news app with animation or motion effects, we recommend including the ability for audiences to disable or reduce motion in the story.
Be careful with animated GIFs and looping video. While we support GIFs on the platform, we do hear from audience members that find these animations disruptive or harmful. We’re working to improve accessibility on the platform and are planning to support reduced motion in the future.
Here are some helpful resources about motion and accessibility: