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.
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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.