What’s Your Take on How Siri Responds to This Question?

Last week, Apple CEO Tim Cook joined the Cerebral Palsy Foundation’s “Just Say Hi” campaign. Now, when you take your iPhone and ask Siri how to start a conversation with people with disabilities, the digital assistant will respond with, “It’s easy. Just say, ‘Hi.'”


When The Mighty reported on the “Just Say Hi” campaign in October, we got mixed feedback. Some readers told us they absolutely loved the initiative while others found it condescending towards people with disabilities.

So let’s start a conversation. Read up on the campaign here, and let us know your take on it in the comments below.

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