Yelp & Co. - getting access information through social networks and appsby Christiane LinkTwitter: Christianeemail: christ...
Who is Christiane Link?<br /><ul><li>Journalist
The German Link, BBC, German Press Agency
Disability Equality Trainer
Geek
Accessibility passionate</li></li></ul><li>Problem<br />Environment is not accessible<br />
Problem 2<br />Lack of access information<br />Wrong information<br />Missing details<br />Unreliable information (for exa...
Solution<br />The network<br />Image: GerdAltmann / Pixelio.de<br />
Solution – The network<br />Personal network<br />Image: Rolf van Melis / Pixelio.de<br />
Solution – The network<br />Photos<br />
Solution – The network<br />Social Networks<br />
Solution – The network<br />Social Networks - Twitter<br />
Solution – The network<br />Social Networks - Twitter<br />
Solution – The network<br />Google Streetview<br />
Solution – The network<br />Business apps<br />
Solution – The network<br />Business apps – McDonald’s<br />
Solution – The network<br />Business apps – Regus<br />
Solution – The network<br />Business apps – Starbucks<br />
Solution – The network<br />Access info of venues<br />Best source<br />Not very often available<br />Not all topics cover...
Solution – The network<br />Special access apps – Wheelmap<br /><ul><li>Founded by German charity Sozialhelden
Everybody can contribute accessible places
Web and iPhone app
30,000 places</li></li></ul><li>Solution – The network<br />Location-based social network apps<br />
Solution – The network<br />Location-based social network apps - Gowalla<br />
Solution – The network<br />Location-based social network apps - Foursquare<br />
Solution – The network<br />Location-based social network apps - Yelp<br />
Solution – The network<br />Location-based social network apps - Qype<br />
Solution – The network<br />Location-based social network apps - Qype<br /><ul><li>September 2010: Qype started a campaign...
80,000 places were tagged with “Barrierefrei” (German: accessible) before the campaign started
Campaign partner: Ford and “MyHandicap” foundation
Weakness: Accessibility is not properly defined, many wrongly tagged places
Within 3 weeks 8000 more places were added</li></li></ul><li>Solution – The network<br />Members of social networks play a...
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Yelp & Co. - Getting Access Information through Social Networks and Apps

  1. 1. Yelp & Co. - getting access information through social networks and appsby Christiane LinkTwitter: Christianeemail: christiane@ortegalink.comwww.ortegalink.com<br />
  2. 2. Who is Christiane Link?<br /><ul><li>Journalist
  3. 3. The German Link, BBC, German Press Agency
  4. 4. Disability Equality Trainer
  5. 5. Geek
  6. 6. Accessibility passionate</li></li></ul><li>Problem<br />Environment is not accessible<br />
  7. 7. Problem 2<br />Lack of access information<br />Wrong information<br />Missing details<br />Unreliable information (for example over the phone)<br />Image: VRun / Pixelio.de<br />
  8. 8. Solution<br />The network<br />Image: GerdAltmann / Pixelio.de<br />
  9. 9. Solution – The network<br />Personal network<br />Image: Rolf van Melis / Pixelio.de<br />
  10. 10. Solution – The network<br />Photos<br />
  11. 11. Solution – The network<br />Social Networks<br />
  12. 12. Solution – The network<br />Social Networks - Twitter<br />
  13. 13. Solution – The network<br />Social Networks - Twitter<br />
  14. 14. Solution – The network<br />Google Streetview<br />
  15. 15. Solution – The network<br />Business apps<br />
  16. 16. Solution – The network<br />Business apps – McDonald’s<br />
  17. 17. Solution – The network<br />Business apps – Regus<br />
  18. 18. Solution – The network<br />Business apps – Starbucks<br />
  19. 19. Solution – The network<br />Access info of venues<br />Best source<br />Not very often available<br />Not all topics covered<br />
  20. 20. Solution – The network<br />Special access apps – Wheelmap<br /><ul><li>Founded by German charity Sozialhelden
  21. 21. Everybody can contribute accessible places
  22. 22. Web and iPhone app
  23. 23. 30,000 places</li></li></ul><li>Solution – The network<br />Location-based social network apps<br />
  24. 24. Solution – The network<br />Location-based social network apps - Gowalla<br />
  25. 25. Solution – The network<br />Location-based social network apps - Foursquare<br />
  26. 26. Solution – The network<br />Location-based social network apps - Yelp<br />
  27. 27. Solution – The network<br />Location-based social network apps - Qype<br />
  28. 28. Solution – The network<br />Location-based social network apps - Qype<br /><ul><li>September 2010: Qype started a campaign to add more access information to Qype places
  29. 29. 80,000 places were tagged with “Barrierefrei” (German: accessible) before the campaign started
  30. 30. Campaign partner: Ford and “MyHandicap” foundation
  31. 31. Weakness: Accessibility is not properly defined, many wrongly tagged places
  32. 32. Within 3 weeks 8000 more places were added</li></li></ul><li>Solution – The network<br />Members of social networks play a vital role in the access information gathering and verification process.<br />
  33. 33. Solution – The network<br />When using Foursquare, Yelp & Co. have people with disabilities in mind!<br />
  34. 34. Solution – The network<br />What does it mean?<br />
  35. 35. Solution – The network<br />Double-check the facts you’re providing.<br />
  36. 36. Solution – The network<br />Don’t condense information too much.<br />
  37. 37. Solution – The network<br />Take a photo of the entrance.<br />
  38. 38. Solution – The network<br />Take a photo of the restaurant inside.<br />
  39. 39. Solution – The network<br />Provide important information like disabled toilet, step-free entrance etc.<br />
  40. 40. This presentation will be available on Slideshare: www.slideshare.net/Handifem<br />THANK YOU!<br />Twitter: Christiane<br />www.ortegalink.com<br />

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