Vote early, vote often, but don’t vote via social networks

Votizen lets you endorse the candidates of your choice and connect with others across the Web who share your beliefs. That's not necessarily a winning strategy.

By  

We are adding a setting very soon to remove your profile from Google, as we've received two requests from users and I took care of them personally. Otherwise, we chose the word ‘endorsement’ specifically because it's by definition the act of giving public approval or support to a candidate. It's possible we'll provide tools for people to participate without being so public, but for now, we're built for people who are passionate about politics and are excited to share and campaign publicly.

There’s a good reason we pull the curtain behind us when we go to cast our votes. I don’t want to give up my right to a secret ballot. I fear that sites like Votizen will ultimately lead to the de facto loss of a private vote, and possibly much worse.

Your sentiments of course may vary. It is a free country – so far, anyway.

Got a question about social media? TY4NS blogger Dan Tynan may have the answer (and if not, he’ll make something up). Visit his snarky, occasionally NSFW blog eSarcasm or follow him on Twitter: @tynan_on_tech. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-to’s, follow ITworld on Twitter and Facebook.

AttachmentSize
votizen buddy roemer endorsement 600 p.jpg156.9 KB
Join us:
Facebook

Twitter

Pinterest

Tumblr

LinkedIn

Google+

Answers - Powered by ITworld

Join us:
Facebook

Twitter

Pinterest

Tumblr

LinkedIn

Google+

Ask a Question