The DeafKidz charity campaign was designed to run during Deaf Awareness Week

Young girl alongside illustrate microphone
The You’re On Mute Campaign has been developed during Deaf Awareness Week.

By Stephen Lepitak

20 mins ago

This scenario has become familiar to everyone in the yearlong lockdown and work-at-home mode: You sign on to a video conference with your laptop, only to see the other participants waving furiously and miming that your microphone isn’t activated. “You’re on mute” has become a phrase even directed at Jeff Bezos during the U.S. Senate’s Big Tech hearings last year.