Social media sites have begun to replace deaf clubs as a way for deaf people to socialize, the BBC reports, with Facebook leading the way.
Sign language users once had to go to a local club to communicate with others. Now social media is making it possible for sign language users to enjoy the kind of socializing that hearing people have had all their lives via the phone.
"Videos on newsfeed pages can be viewed for long periods and groups are easy to set up and join."
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