Iranian elections: Tinder-like application could sway presidential vote

Iranian elections: Tinder-like application could sway presidential vote

Might 17, 2017: men makes use of their ipad to check out selection announcements in Tehran, Iran. (REUTERS)

Iranians can find out more on his or her presidential candidates with straightforward swipe of the cellphone.

A California-based NGO has assisted to generate a Tinder-like application for Iranian mobile device market to create unfettered the informatioin needed for the candidates prior to tuesday’s national elections. Designers and enthusiasts associated with the app talk about it will help Iranian voters generate well informed selection out from the regime’s propaganda appliance that controls the run of knowledge in Iran.

United for Iran created an Android application, referred to as Sandoogh96 (Vote2017 in English), in their “IranCubator” application development plan. The group attempts to connect municipal activists with software programmers to build applications for 40 million smartphone users in Iran. (more…)