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Embedding social good and civic engagement features into otherwise mainstream technology platforms. For example, helping users register to vote ahead of elections.

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Airbnb.org (formerly Disaster Response and Open Homes)

Airbnb encourages hosts to donate their shelter in times of need, and is now spinning the program out as a formal non-profit.

Fact Checks for Internet Archive Wayback Machine Pages

Fact checking organizations and origin websites sometimes have information about pages archived in the Wayback Machine. The Internet Archive has started to surface some of these annotations for Wayback Machine users. We are attempting to preserve our digital history but recognize the issues around providing access to false and misleading information coming from different sources. By providing convenient links to contextual information we hope that our patrons will better understand what they are reading in the Wayback Machine.

Minecraft Build the Vote

From october 26 to 30, rock the vote invites you to learn about the united states’ electoral process and, more importantly, vote on the most important issues that are being debated across the country right now. The results will be shared with american voters on rock the vote social platforms right before the presidential elections.

Snapchat Run For Office mini

"Snapchat is launching a new tool aimed at guiding its young user base to consider running for political office. The company says it wants to help potential future candidates deal with common barriers to launching political campaigns by providing information, resources, and encouragement."

MapaTanda

Mapping with and for the Older Adults (Senior Citizens) and Ageing Population in the Philippines

Facebook Ad Archive

The Ad Library provides advertising transparency by offering a comprehensive, searchable collection of all ads currently running from across Facebook Products.

Waze Connected Citizens

Over a thousand cities and other public sector partners are already working with Waze to gain better data and insights; reduce driving alone with Waze Carpool; and to make their communities safer with Waze's Beacons and Crisis programs.

Hey Google, tell me something good

The news has always played an essential role in our lives, keeping us informed about the world and the issues we care about.

Google Civics

Google team focused on election information and civic features within Google products

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