October 19, 2012 •
This week’s Highlighted Site of the Week consists of two sites that talk about apps for keeping track of this year’s political campaigns on your mobile device.
Mashable has a list of six apps, but I am featuring the three most interesting. One of them is NBC Politics, which is an app for the iPad and iPhone. It provides up-to-date NBC election coverage and allows users to predict which candidate will win in each of the states.
Talking Points Memo’s PollTracker is an app for the iPhone. This app gives you the latest news on where the polls stand in both the congressional and presidential elections.
Washington Post Politics is an iPad-only app. It has a map, which is different from the one on NBC Politics. Washington Post Politics shows the polling data of each state and the campaign ads running in the swing states.
The second site I am covering is Venture Beat and I’ll highlight two of the apps they list. Ad Hawk is an app for Android and iOS. It can listen to any political ad and give you the information behind the ads sponsors. It’s pretty much Shazam for campaign ads.
YouTube Election Hub is not a mobile app but is a channel on YouTube that features content from the conventions, the debates, and election news. It also gets its information from ABC News, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and more.
Check out these sites for more political apps.
Have a great weekend and I’ll see you next time.
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