Google Elections: Super Tuesday Map And Twitter Updates

Google’s LatLong blog has two posts relevant to today’s “Super Tuesday” US presidential primaries. The first is about a Super Tuesday primary map that presents a range of content, including video, on election results — as Google has in the last couple of primaries. The map also features real-time Twitter updates from people voting or otherwise “out in the field” (screenshot below). This is very much like the real-time map edits viewer feature that Google introduced in late January.

Twitter election reactions and voter updates on the Google Super Tuesday map:


Google has also aggregated election-related news in a new election news section, with a special tabbed widget/gadget that features video, maps, and customization: gadget

The New York Times offers its own map-based “Voices from the Polls.”

If you’re in the US and eligible to vote and haven’t already, get out there!

Related Topics: Channel: Video | Google: Maps & Local | Google: Mobile | Google: News | Google: YouTube & Video


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