2020 Election

Google Assistant, Maps and Search can now help you figure out where to vote

October 17, 2020 0

Election Day approaches! Still not sure where the nearest polling place or ballot drop box is? Google wants to help. This morning the company rolled

Changing how retweets work, Twitter seeks to slow down election misinformation

October 9, 2020 0

Twitter announced a major set of changes to the way its platform would work Friday as the social network braces for the most contentious, uncertain

Facebook and Instagram will pin vote-by-mail explainers to top of feeds

October 9, 2020 0

Starting this weekend, everyone of voting age in the U.S. will begin seeing informational videos at the top of Instagram and Facebook offering tips and

Facebook won’t accept ads that ‘delegitimize’ US election results

October 1, 2020 0

Following a particularly dark and vivid display of the threats to the 2020 U.S. election during Tuesday’s first presidential debate, Facebook has further clarified its

Facebook launches poll worker recruitment push in the News Feed

September 11, 2020 0

With the election looming and a pandemic still raging through the U.S., a shortage of poll workers is just one of many threats to voting

Twitter hides Trump tweet behind notice for potentially dissuading people from voting

August 24, 2020 0

Twitter flagged one of President Donald Trump’s tweets on Monday, placing it behind a notice that warns users it violates the platform’s rules against dissuading

At the first-ever virtual DNC, Democrats play it safe

August 19, 2020 0

The first all-virtual Democratic National Convention is in full swing, but don’t expect fireworks. The event runs through Thursday in a truncated-for-TV two hours a

At the first-ever virtual DNC, Democrats play it safe

August 19, 2020 0

The first all-virtual Democratic National Convention is in full swing, but don’t expect fireworks. The event runs through Thursday in a truncated-for-TV two hours a

Bracing for election day, Facebook rolls out voting resources to U.S. users

August 13, 2020 0

Eager to avoid a repeat of its disastrous role as a super-spreader of misinformation during the 2016 election cycle, Facebook is getting its ducks in

Kamala Harris brings a view from tech’s epicenter to the presidential race

August 12, 2020 0

Joe Biden’s decision to name California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate in the quest to unseat President Trump means that the next vice

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