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Spreading Political Awareness Through Mobile Apps

Spreading Political Awareness Through Mobile Apps

A cross platform app development creates mobile apps that are compatible with numerous OS (operating system), such as iOS and Android. It gives them the capability to write the code one time, and afterwards run it in other platforms as well.

Mobile apps have taken over various mainstream trades and industries as well as in different sectors of the society, and politics is no exception. Because of this technology, people have easy access to a range of valuable info and data regarding various matters, including politics, which makes majority of the people more aware of politics and the political climate and are more inclined to engage themselves politically. As a result, political parties need to invest in digital solutions not only to influence or win over the citizens, but to also work efficiently and competently.

Mobile Apps in the Political Sphere

Former US president Barack Obama first launched a political app that included a news feed regarding politics, an interface where people could donate, and notifications on approaching events, to name a few. The app rapidly grew in popularity wherein different political parties tested it as well. This instigated a worldwide digital makeover of politics.

A lot of various sectors have embraced mobile applications because of the many benefits they bring. So how could mobile apps be beneficial in the political domain:

Spreading Political Awareness

The general public at times isn’t aware or informed of the political concerns that the government has to resolve. Political apps could be an excellent way of spreading awareness and informing as well as updating the public regarding particular political topics and concerns, making them conscious of the condition or status of the nation, state, region, province, or city. With mobile apps appearing the political sphere, a lot of political matters are more informative and clearer.

Engagement and Participation in the Political Sphere

Through mobile apps, politicians could make people aware of their political agenda, platforms or intentions. This way, people will be well informed, thus giving them an idea of whom to support. The more people learn about a representative or a potential political candidate, the more support they get. Moreover, when political candidates voice their honest thoughts and philosophies, as well as encourage the people to express their views, people become more politically engaged and aware.  

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