Facebook launches real-time visualization of voters
Facebook’s real-time visualization of people sharing that they’ve voted.
(Credit: Screenshot by Leslie Katz/CNET)
You may see a button on your Facebook news feed today that says “I’m a voter.” The social network is sending a not-so-subtle message to its users to get to the polls on Election Day 2012.
Facebook launched the feature to remind Americans to get out and vote by sharing the update in users’ news feeds. Once a you click on the button, Facebook redirects to a map of the United States that shows people across the country clicking on the button in real time.
Clicking a button on…