Twitter Starts Spreading the Word About the 2018 U.S. Midterm Election

Election Day countdowns are appearing in users’ timelines

Twitter is doing its part to keep its users in the U.S. informed about the 2018 midterm election Nov. 6.

Starting Thursday, people in the U.S. began seeing Election Day countdowns in their timelines, and clicking on the Get Started button will bring up information from Get to the Polls on where their polling place is and who is on their ballot.

However, the feature’s debut was hardly glitch-free.

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Twitter also created the #BeAVoter video campaign, which senior public policy manager Bridget Coyne said in a blog post features “influential young voices” encouraging fellow young people to learn more about candidates who will appear on their ballots and to show up at the polls next Tuesday.



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