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World Futures: Polling, Voting, Surveying, Choosing, Influencing & Statistics – Part Four

By ANDY ANDREWSLos Alamos World Futures Institute   In part three of this series we looked at polling and voting generally about political contests and elections. We can look at the results and ignore them, get excited, and even get angry. Consider the 2016 presidential race and election. For the most part we as individuals …

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Why search queries and location data could trump polling as political tools in 2020

Last night was the first Democratic presidential debate and almost immediately afterward the “winners and losers” articles started appearing. But how do we know who’s really winning? Right now, polls indicate that several of the Democratic candidates would beat Trump if the election were held today. But polling famously got it wrong in 2016. And …

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Instagram Adds New ‘Emoji Slider’ Polling Option for Instagram Stories

The updates keep coming at Instagram. With Snapchat seemingly against the ropes, and Facebook touting the future of Stories as the primary interface for social sharing, the platform has announced a range of new features in recent months, with many more spotted in testing. Now Instagram’s adding another interactive tool – a new voting options …

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