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Guidelines for Accessibility to Microblogging: an Integral Approach

Martín García, Yod Samuel; Álvarez Alba, Laura; Yelmo Garcia, Juan Carlos;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Publisher: E.T.S.I. Telecomunicación (UPM)
  • Country: Spain
Microblogging is one of the most popular user-generated media, hence its accessibility has a large impact for users. However, the accessibility of this medium is poor in practice, due to the combination of bad practices by different agents ranging from the providers that host microblogging services to prosumers that post contents to them. Here we present an accessibility-oriented model of microblogging services, analyze the impact of its components, and propose guidelines for each of them to meet accessibility requirements. In particular, we base on an study we have performed on Twitter, one of the most-relevant microblogging platform, to identify good and bad p...
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