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Social Media In #GE16

Today Ireland went to the polls to vote in the general election. There is less than an 10 minutes of voting left at time of writing. As could be expected the tech giants have “done their bit”. Twitter has turned on a special emoji for the day: While Twitter users have been using the hashtag #GE16 […]

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Google Reminds Us All To Vote

In case you forgot that today was polling day in both the local and EU elections, Google’s got your back: Today’s Google doodle is a gentle reminder that the EU elections are on, with polling having opened over the last couple of days depending on which country you are in. All the media outlets will […]

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Facebook Harness User Data To Map Votes

While practically every media outlet on the planet is churning out stories about the US Presidential “showdown” we thought we’d have a quick look at what Facebook are doing. On their “stories” site they’re collating anonymous data about US voters. It’s pretty cool to watch, though it won’t give you any indication of which way […]

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