5. 1.1 What Is Twitter? “ Shmoos have the ability to change themselves into anything necessary for human existence but not into luxury items.” " Class Counts " (Cambridge, 1997) Erik Olin Wright Twitter is a shmoo Shmoo from Al Capp's Li'l Abner
13. 2.1 Accessibility of Twitter.com Twitter.com login page: 2.1a Two “click here” links. 2.1b Text links are not underlined. 2.1c Language select dropdown missing submit button.
16. 2.2 Accessibility of Twitter.com Twitter.com: 2.2d Keyboard cannot access Favorite, Reply, and Retweet.
17. 2.3 Accessibility of Twitter.com Twitter.com: Poor use of headings: 2.3a What site is this? 2.3b Is my account name or info here? 2.3c Where are the tweets? 2.3d Where is the menu? 2.3e Why is the footer under the heading “Create a new list”?
19. 2.5 Accessibility of Twitter.com Twitter.com: Code doesn’t validate, could use better semantics. 2.5a Links unclear: 1. underlines removed 2. :hover pseudo class effects, but no :focus 3. poor color contrast 2.5b Sidebar navigation is inconsistent.
20. 2.5 Accessibility of Twitter.com Twitter.com: Code doesn’t validate, could use better semantics. 2.5c Form mark-up needs help: 1. Form fields are missing labels. 2. Fieldset tags used without legends. 2.5d Layout width is static, not flexible. 2.5e Custom colors may not be readable.
39. 4.1 Accessible Twitter Apps and Tweets 4.1a Qwitter Desktop client for screen readers http:// qwitter-client.net / 4.1b TwInbox (previously McTwit) Plug -in for MS Outlook http://techhit.com/TwInbox/
40. 4.1 Accessible Twitter Apps and Tweets 4.1c Slandr Mobile site, web-based http:/ /m.slandr.net/ 4.1d Dabr Mobile site, web-bas ed h ttp://m.dabr.co.uk/ 4.1e Tw eete Mobile site, w eb-based http://m.tweete.ne t /
41. 4.2 Accessible Twitter Apps and Tweets 4.2a The #csun10s Project: The authors Tweeted for participation in this presentation by users of assistive tech. @stormdragon2976 and @aablog wrote about Linux and Mac environments.
42. 4.2 Accessible Twitter Apps and Tweets 4.2b @sarahebourne wrote a report about using accessibletwitter.com on her Kindle with the bare-minimum browser.
43. 4.2 Accessible Twitter Apps and Tweets 4.2c @debugon mentioned iPhone use. Many iPhones are in use by users of assistive tech.
44. 4.3 Accessible Twitter Apps and Tweets Guidelines for Accessible Tweets 4.4a Don’t overuse abbreviations. 4.4b Shorten link URLs. 4.4c Use simple language. 4.4d Don’t use a foreign language without saying so, or by making it obvious (enclosing with quotes, for example).
45. Contact Information Dennis Lembree I like motorcycling, Star Wars, espresso, Woody Allen movies, and playing guitar. Web Sites www.DennisLembree.com www.WebOverhauls.com WebAxe.blogspot.com Twitter Accounts @AccessibleTwitr @WebAxe @DennisL
46. Contact Information Joseph Karr O’Connor I like loving, making, learning, and sailing. Web Sites www.csun.edu www.blacktelephone.com www.youtube.com/josephkoconnor Twitter Accounts @csunwebmaster @blacktelephone
47. Where Where you can see and download this presentation: http://www.slideshare.net/csunwebmaster
Background: NASA Blue Marble - highly detailed image of earth against black.
image: photo of Dennis Lembree. image: photo of Joseph Karr O’Connor.
image: TWITTER IS MY ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY #csun10 from patrick timony Feb 2 5, 6:19 am via Web
1.1.1 image: A shmoo is shaped like a plump bowling pin with legs. It has smooth skin, eyebrows and sparse whiskers - but no arms, nose or ears. Its feet are short and round but dexterous. http://www. michigandaily.com/content/what-shmoo-can-teach-us-about-class-conflict
1.2.1 images: 4 pictures each containing 12 Twitter avatar pictures
1.2.2 image: #csun10s @dennisl and @cs unwebmaster I use Qwitter client with a screen reader. Share news on Twitter, also use to query responses/resources from aablog via API Feb 2 6, 4:50 am
1.2.3 image: US Navy fire hose training drill. Water gushing very hard from nozzle, 5 sailors holding hose tightly, one observing, all getting drenched from spray being blown back at them on wind.
1.3.1 image: Photos: His Holiness Returns to Dharamsala http://bit.ly/bo3aQ6 from DalaiLama Feb 27, 12:26 am via astral projection 1. 3.2 image: &quot;Scien ce and Mother Nature are in a marriage where Science is always surprised to come home and find Mother Nature blowing the neighbor.&quot; from shitmydadsays Feb 28, 1:24 pm | perm | via web
1.3.3 image: #CSUN10s I use #levelstar Icon twitter for most reading and some writing, i.e. basic twitter. from slger123 via LevelStar Icon Feb 26, 9:05 am 1.3.4 image: LevelStar device showing number keypad, cursor keys, and speaker at top with no screen.
1.3.5 image: #CSUN10s I use @accessibleTwitter for occasional desktop browser posts but mostly trends, add/remove, shorten links, search functions from slger123 via L evelStar Icon Feb 26, 9:08 am 1.3.6 image: #CSUN10s Using a ccessibl e Twitter interfaces, I teach social media to senior adult lifelong learners http://bit.ly/cRH9UC fro m slger123 via Lev elStar Icon Feb 26, 11:19 am
2.1.1 Graphic: Twitter.com login screen showing data entry fields, links, and buttons.
2.1.2 Graphic: Twitter.com login screen showing data entry fields, links, and buttons.
2.2.2 image 1: Tweet “Walked into a very expensive restaurant, sat down, was handed a menu. Comic Sans. Got up and left. Life is hard.” 3:48 PM Feb 27th via Tweetie (from: d curtis) - not showing Favorite, Reply or Retweet buttons. 2.2.3 image 2: Tweet “Walked into a very expensive restaurant, sat down, was handed a menu. Comic Sans. Got up and left. Life is hard.” 3:48 PM Feb 27th via Twe etie (from: dcur tis) - showing Favori te, Rep ly and Retweet buttons.
2.3.1 image: screenshot showing poor heading levels in twitter.com.
2.4.1 image: screenshot detail showing Lists dropdown and “gear” dropdown - can’t say what the “gear” is meant to stand for and there is no tooltip.
2.5.1 image: W3C validator showing 80 code errors on twitter.com
2.5.2 image: W3C CSS validator showing 162 errors for twitter.com.
2.5.3 image: graveyard at night, headstone showing partial text covered by ivy, tree branches, eerie.
2.5.4 image: screenshot of main Twitter.com window showing user page for @brittanifanclub with garish colors and very low contrast. 2.5.5 image: inset into top left corner is a screenshot of a report from Colour Contrast Analyser with a summary of failures - luminosity contrast ratio is 85.
3.1.1 image: Accessible Twitter together with JAWS enable me to navigate the Twittersphere. #csun10s from Jennison via AccessibleTwitter Feb 26, 11:33 pm 3.1.2 image: Accessible Twitter Beta logo with Tweet bird perched on the second a.
3.1.3 image: etched crystal trophies showing globe and words Access IT Awards 2009.
3.2.1 image: screenshot showing Tweet Roll screen in Accessible Twitter.
3.3.1 image: list of headings from Tweet Roll screen.
3.6.1 image: screenshot of tweet roll screen in accessibletwitter.com 3.6.2 image: screenshot of Colour Contrast Analyser showing zero failures. 3.6.3 image: check mark denoting that this page passed contrast analysis
3.7.1 image: Checking out AccessibleTwitter. Seems to work well on dialup. http://www.accessibletwitter.com/ from kiwijamo Mar 3, 5:51 pm | vi a Access ible Twitter
3.7.2 image: Reg blind, use Tweetie2.1 w/ Zoom iPhone. Has helped share knowledge & connect w/ likeminded folk globally to make a difference #csun10s from SandiWassmer Feb 28, 8:51 am | via Tweetie
3.9.1 image: Twitter enables much faster and broader succinct communication check it more than em/vm still issues peeps not adopting it! #CSUN10s from pyyhkala Fe b 28, 4:19 pm | via web
4.1.1 image: screenshot of Quitter - A Quiet Little Twitter Client showing hi contrast black background with white monospaced fonts. 4.1.2 image: screenshot of Twitter integrated into MS Outlook showing messages arranged by date.
4.1.3 image: screenshot of Slandr Mobile Twitter web client running on iPhone showing login page.
4.2.1 image: screenshot of Tweet: Using Twitter is easy with Orca, I use Twitux, Twidge, pidgin-mbpurple, and twitterbar. If I need the web, I use accessibletwitter. #csun10s from stormdra gon2976 via t witux Feb 25, 10:16 pm 4.2.2 image: screenshot of Tweet: For anyone interested I use the Syrinx twitter client on OS X with the built-in #VoiceOver screen-reader. #csun10s from ezufelt via Syr inx Feb 27, 8:05 am
4.2.2 image: Accessible Twitter on the Kindle http://post.ly/PeNf from sarahebourne F eb 25, 9:07 pm | via Posterous
4.2.3 image: #csun10s @dennisl and @csunweb master , I also use Qwitter with my PC and VoiceTweety with my iPhone. Both of them works great to me. from debugon via API Feb 26, 6:5 7 am