2022 midterm elections

VC investors and startup founders see hope in the red wave that wasn’t

TechCrunch conducted a vibe check with investors and founders to gauge how they feel as the results of the U.S. midterm elections continue trickling in.

Nextdoor and Vote.org partner to increase voter turnout for US midterms

Nextdoor is partnering with Vote.org to encourage people to participate in the U.S. midterm elections this November, the company announced on Wednesday. The neighborhood social network says the partne

Twitter expands its crowdsourced fact-checking program ‘Birdwatch’ ahead of US midterms

On the heels of a report detailing how Twitter had once accidentally allowed a conspiracy theorist into its invite-only fact-checking program known as Birdwatch, the company is today announcing the pr

Google, YouTube outline plans for the US midterm elections

Google and its video sharing app YouTube outlined plans for handling the 2022 U.S. midterm elections this week, highlighting tools at its disposal to limit the effort to limit the spread of political

TikTok launches an in-app US midterms Elections Center, shares plan to fight misinformation

TikTok announced its midterms Elections Center will go live in the app in the U.S. starting today, August 17, 2022, where it will be available to users in more than 40 languages, including English and

Facebook will disable new political ads a week before US midterm elections

Meta loosely outlined how it plans to brace its platforms for the upcoming U.S. midterm elections Tuesday, starting with political ads. In November, the nation will decide a number of key congressiona