Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Problems at the polls? Send a tweet | Latest Digital Media News - CNET News

Sign of the times

Long lines, broken voting machines, and citizens who can't vote because their names don't show up on the registration rolls. A group of software developers and designers have teamed up with the blog techPresident to make it easier for voters to broadcast such issues far and wide--fast.

The Twitter Vote Report, as its name suggests, lets voters share experiences and resources via the popular microblogging service. The messages will then be aggregated and mapped so followers can "see" voting problems in real time via state-specific Google Maps, like the Colorado map at the top of this blog.

Problems at the polls? Send a tweet | Latest Digital Media News - CNET News

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