Facebook NPE Team Makes Forecast App Available to All in Canada, U.S.

It began testing on iOS in June

The Forecast iOS application that the Facebook NPE Team began testing in June is now publicly available in Canada and the U.S.

Crowdsourced predictions are the driving force behind Forecast, and the app enables members of its community to pose questions about the future, make predictions and discuss the topic.

Product lead Rebecca Kossnick said in a blog post last week that since the NPE Team began testing Forecast in June, there have been over 37,000 forecasts on hundreds of questions, adding that users have shared insights about current events and debated what the future holds in discussions about those questions.

Among updates to Forecast, its website was updated to make it easier for users to find the most popular topics and see user-generated predictions and discussion about national and state-level election



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