Twitter: a tool to solve Election Day problems

This morning I read an interesting article on the Italian newspaper La Repubblica, about Twitter and one of most important events of next week : the election of US President.

In order to afford all the problems that can arise from different way of voting, queues, voting machine, many different organizations supported a crowdsourcing project called ‘Twitter Vote Report’.

TVR is a Twitter based tool created to share vote experience, get immediate help, and ensure that the media and watchdog groups are aware of any problems or issues. It provides voters a new tool for real-time communication, so that information can be aggregate, and make immediately available.

TVR is also supported by Google and Facebook groups.

As in Italy, Twitter is not widespread, I think it would be very useful for us to have some information from this US experience.

So, dear American readers and friends … please let us know about your experience with Twitter Vote Report!

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