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Apps to support civic action through chat and messaging technologies


Transforming corrections with technology

WhatsApp, chatbots, and other chat-based development and social good products

Tool for creating small online group discussions around an issue, originally created for political campaigning in the US

Aunt Meiyu

A Taiwanese developer Carol created a chatbot called Aunt Meiyu on popular messaging app LINE. Aunt Meiyu is designed to combat disinformation circulated in private chat group, especially family chat groups


HeLawyer provides legal information and access to lawyers through an Android application, SMS, phone call and Whatsapp.

Proto's WhatsApp Checkpoint Tipline

“The Checkpoint tipline is primarily used to gather data for research, and is not a helpline that will be able to provide a response to every user.”

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