Editor’s Pick The inevitably low turnout for Facebook’s latest governance vote will mean the end Facebook’s entire user voting process. It’s about time.
Facebook opened its polls up today for users to vote on proposed privacy changes, perhaps for the last time. Facebook users have seven days to vote on a updates to Facebook’s Statement of Rights and Responsibilities and Data Use Policy, including whether Facebook should get rid of the option to vote on changes.
Step into the San Francisco offices of Change.org, the online petitioning site that is arming ordinary people with the tools to start revolutions, and you’ll be swept up by the mission.
Two privacy organizations sent Facebook a letter urging it to reconsider its new stance on passing privacy changes. The company recently announced that it was striking its previous practice of allowing the Facebook community to vote on privacy changes.
New Jersey’s decision to let citizens displaced by Hurricane Sandy vote by email and fax appears to have backfired, with the state now extending the deadline to return those ballots to 8 p.m. Eastern on Friday.
Are you tired of Bronco Bama? Well, so is this voting machine. It wouldn’t let a Pennsylvania voter select Barack Obama for his presidential pick, and instead continually highlighted Mitt Romney.
President Obama hopped on Reddit before polls closed today to remind people to vote, a brief follow-up to the hugely popular AMA he held in August.
Today’s elections in the U.S. will likely lead to great consequences — no matter who is elected. But where to actually place your vote?
Guest Post Cloud-based voting is super efficient, cheap, and secure. So why aren’t we using it yet?
[Updated with correction on SOPA support withdrawal story.]
Some Oregon residents will have the option of voting via iPad in today’s election.