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Re: Evaluating Twitter Feed


From: Kathryn.Frederick@ood.ohio.gov
Date: Sep 23, 2020 1:01PM

Thank you, Glen, those were my initial thoughts after looking at it. I appreciate the feedback.

Katie Frederick, Program Administrator
Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities

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After you agree to a 30+ page terms and conditions page, https://gcc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdeveloper.twitter.com%2Fen%2Fdeveloper-terms%2Fagreement-and-policy&amp;data=02%7C01%7Ckathryn.frederick%40ood.ohio.gov%7Cf1ad4f4a7cfc4e3211b408d85ff1a1d2%7C50f8fcc494d84f0784eb36ed57c7c8a2%7C0%7C0%7C637364838694887769&amp;sdata=BHco6c3ko2i7Qwch8FhaeWwcdJs3crAIP94qymtx2mo%3D&amp;reserved=0, you can create a feed via https://gcc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fpublish.twitter.com%2F&amp;data=02%7C01%7Ckathryn.frederick%40ood.ohio.gov%7Cf1ad4f4a7cfc4e3211b408d85ff1a1d2%7C50f8fcc494d84f0784eb36ed57c7c8a2%7C0%7C0%7C637364838694887769&amp;sdata=NPH2r5xY1yJNFRq6fc2fMosnxefnAcxrhhYTqqN8Tq8%3D&amp;reserved=0. 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.
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