Who gets your vote? Facebook wants to help you decide.
Who gets your vote? Facebook wants to help you decide. The company is rolling out a new election product less than two weeks before ballots are due. BY KURT WAGNER OCT 28, 2016, 2:00P You know who's running for president. How could you not? But do you know where they stand on the issues? Do you know who's running for Congress in your district? Or which propositions are on your ballot? Facebook thinks it can teach you — or at least point you to info so you can teach yourself. The social giant rolled out a new election product Friday that lets you browse the issues and races from your specific ballot, then share with friends who and what you're voting for. Discussing politics on social media can be stressful; few people believe social platforms like Facebook actually improve political discourse. The hope is that this new election page will provide an alternative to your News Feed as a place to learn about the issues. “The problem with News Feed i