Apps and Websites Aimed at Voters

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Election-Watching in Other Ways

YouTube has launched a politics channel which will livestream video from the conference and rounds up news, humor, and community video posted about the 2012 election.

Venture Beat tells us that Facebook and CNN have teamed up to create a Facebook I'm Voting app that will add more politics to your news feed. Could it be that a Facebook wall full of the political opinions of your friends isn't enough for some Facebook users? Hard to imagine.

You can listen to radio shows and podcasts about the election with Stitcher. Stitcher has a special new category called Election Center that lets you choose particular candidates, commentators, and sources to follow.

Whether you use these digital tools to explore both sides of the issue or support your already firmly held opinions, there's something perfect for you in the race to November.

Even Amazon.com can resist getting into the act. According to Puget Sound Business Journal, Amazon published a "heat map" of political book sales that shows where U.S. residents are buying conservative or liberal books. I'm not sure this proves anything, but it's interesting to examine.

Virginia DeBolt, BlogHer Section Editor for Tech
virginia.debolt@blogher.com
Virginia blogs at Web Teacher and First 50 Words.

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