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Dark mode has been increasingly popular in modern apps and websites, with claims it improves text readability and accessibility. However, the notion that dark mode universally enhances accessibility is debunked in this post by Stephanie.

While dark mode benefit some users, it can pose challenges for others, such as individuals with conditions like astigmatism and dyslexia.

Key points

  • Dark mode does not universally improve text readability for all users.

  • Providing users with the option to choose between dark and light modes is crucial for accommodating varied accessibility needs.

  • Forcing users to adhere to operating system settings may hinder accessibility for some individuals.