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Tuesday, 3rd January 2012

Google Launches Election Site

By Theresa Cramer

If you're having trouble keeping up with who's the "front runner" in the Republican primary, Google is here to help. In advance of the Iowa primary election, Google launched a Politics & Elections page. According to SiliconFilter:

Maybe the most interesting aspect of the site is the real-time dashboard, which displays recent search trends, Google News mentions and YouTube video views for all the candidates. The recent surge of Rick Santorum’s campaign, for example, is nicely illustrated by this tool.


Theresa Cramer is the editor of EContent magazine and Intranets newsletter. She is a 10 year veteran of the publishing industry with a background in both newspaper and book publishing. Follow her on Twitter @TheresaCramer.

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