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Re: Evaluating Twitter Feed


From: glen walker
Date: Sep 23, 2020 12:50PM

After you agree to a 30+ page terms and conditions page,
https://developer.twitter.com/en/developer-terms/agreement-and-policy, you
can create a feed via https://publish.twitter.com/. I played with it for a
minute and there aren't many options ("set customization options" button).
You can specify the size (width/height) of the element, a light/dark color
theme, and the language. The feed itself is embedded with an iframe, which
isn't surprising. The language seems to propagate down such that the lang
property is set on the first main <div> in the <body>. The feed always
seems to have a "load more tweets" (or "Weitere Tweets laden" in my German
test case) button at the bottom so there isn't an infinite scroll problem.
But you do have to tab forever to get through it. From a conformance
perspective, tabbing forever isn't a strict failure. From a UX
perspective, it'd be nice to have a "skip tweets area" link.