Social media, tech firms use sites to urge U.S. citizens to vote

Representative Beto O'Rourke's communication director Chris Evans live streams a speech in Del Rio, Texas, U.S. September 22, 2018. REUTERS/Sergio Flores/File Photo

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Criticized by lawmakers and others for being unable or unwilling to stop false and inflammatory information about divisive political issues, social media and tech companies say they are doing more to boost voter turnout for next Tuesday’s U.S. congressional elections. Snap Inc, Facebook Inc and other firms will remind users to […]

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