- a transcription or translation of dialogue and a written description of other audio elements, as sound effects, music, or atmospheric sounds, displayed as a graphic overlay on the lower part of the screen in a television program, film, video, or video game.
- subtitle (def. 3a).
- a title or annotation displayed as a graphic overlay on the screen in a television program, film, video, or video game, as to set the scene, name a location, or specify a time or date.
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Search engines like Google can’t watch your video content, but they can crawl your captions or transcripts and rank your video based on the keywords they find.Top six reasons you should caption your social media video content|Molly Yurick|November 19, 2020|Search Engine Watch
They converted the images into visual embeddings and the captions into word embeddings.This could lead to the next big breakthrough in common sense AI|Karen Hao|November 6, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Minaj first announced she was expecting in July 2020 by sharing a series of glam maternity photos on Instagram with the caption “preggers”.Nicki Minaj Introduced the World To Her Newborn Son|Charli Penn|October 22, 2020|Essence.com
Some of the videos, however, are only labeled externally—for example, in the caption when Francis posts them on Instagram.Inside the strange new world of being a deepfake actor|Karen Hao|October 9, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Each chapter includes detailed images and extended captions that dive deep into the makeup of one, specific planet.Space-related coffee table books that are out of this world|PopSci Commerce Team|October 1, 2020|Popular-Science
Captions added to captionless illustrations and some illustrations were relocated to correspond to their references in the text.