2011-101 Falcon previous/next arrow buttons

2011 112 04.05.15 0100 falcon arrows

One of my frustrations with Twitter is the lack-of (ie. dead-end) navigation of Tweet permalink pages - not even the minimal previous/next links that every other content hosting service has.

Inspired by Flickr's original (previous) design, I created these arrowkey buttons (which also work if you press the arrowkeys) to navigate to the previous/next items respectively in Falcon.

The arrows are Courier New unicode entities (no load time, auto-scalable), carefully centered.

In addition the microcopy "You are at the oldest/newest item" is also inspired by Flickr.

Experimenting with font-size/layout of the non-button terminals. I think I like the smaller text better with "newest item" or "previous item" on its own line at the end. Still tweaking.

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