Microsoft has built an app for Washington voters to register their vote on most used social networking site, The Facebook.
Facebook, in alliance with Microsoft approached Washington State worked together to bring in a new online registration application. Washington will soon be known the very first state in the USA to bring in online registration via a social media site.
This application will be launched soon.
This application will derive basic information of the voter from Facebook with which applicants can reach the voting portal on Facebook that opens in a box.
“Even though you’re on a Facebook page, the information you provide to us isn’t going through them. He further added. “They’re not collecting it and giving it to us, you’re interacting directly with us, but in a frame that is Facebook’s – and you get to us through Facebook.”
Although this process appears trendy and convenient not everyone is keen or enthusiastic about the same.
On the other hand, people have often seen Obama busy thumbing messages in his blackberry while rallies and campaigns. He shrewdly understands the electrical power of the web, especially on social media sites.
This had definitely taken Facebook to a much superior level amongst other social networking sites. Hence, small companies can now start applying new online tactics and pull more business through Facebook. With a 125 million active Facebook users in USA itself, once can analyze how much a business can bloom and mint dollars in today competitive business world. With a figure of 1,564,940 number of Facebook users, stats says that majority of these users are between the age group of 21-35 years.
Having such stats we can state the elections in Washington through Facebook will create a new history.
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