Accessibility of a Social Network Game

  • Roland Ossmann
  • Klaus Miesenberger
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6179)


The social network Facebook is one of the largest social communities in the internet, where people meet online to post messages and pictures, chat and play games. While Facebook is accessible, Framville, the most played online game, embedded in Facebook, is not accessible for several user groups. This work will give a short overview about state of the art in games accessibility and will give a detailed view about accessibility issues in Fameville and the used technology, Flash. Additionally, possible improvements for Farmville and positive examples of accessible Flash games will be shown.


Games Accessibility Flash Accessibility Farmville Accessibility 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roland Ossmann
    • 1
  • Klaus Miesenberger
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute Integriert StudierenUniversity of LinzLinzAustria

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