Advanced Social Media Accessibility

Advanced Social Media Accessibility

Live Broadcast Date: Thursday, November 7, 2019
Speaker(s): Gian Wild, CEO, AccessibilityOz
Target Audience: Developers, Content Authors, Accessibility Specialists, and Project Managers
Skill Level: Intermediate - Advanced

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Interested in social media accessibility? Gian Wild continues on from her previous webinar on social media accessibility and delves into the results in more detail. Gian will explain what was tested and why these items were chosen and then explain what failures occurred in Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter and YouTube. In their testing, AccessibilityOz found the following accessibility errors occurring consistently across the social media platforms on both desktop and mobile devices: keyboard inaccessibility, inaccessible autoplay, incorrect or missing page titles and headings, inaccessible forms, incorrect use of ARIA and HTML, inconsistency, use of CAPTCHA, insufficient color contrast and various screen reader issues.

Speaker Bio:

Gian Wild is the CEO of AccessibilityOz. She has worked in accessibility industry since 1998. Her major achievements include: the very first Australian accessible web site; the accessibility compliance of the Melbourne 2006 and Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games; her six years' active membership in the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group; and her speech on the importance of web accessibility at the United Nations Conference of State Parties in 2015. Gian has spoken at conferences in Australia, US, Canada, South America and Europe.

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