Twitter Updates Polling; Touts 1.7 Billion Votes

Twitter is making an update to its recently released polling feature; instead of a default 24-hour timeframe, poll lengths can range from five minutes to seven days. Launched in October, the company

Twitter Polls Are An Awful Idea

They've done it. Twitter has cracked the code. No, it's not a new CEO. Nope, it's not a new way to deliver content with context that you might be interested in. It's polls.

Price-Tracking Service Nifti Switches Gears, Launches Social Polling App Cinch

Pricing tracking and alerts service Nifti is testing the waters with a new application called Cinch (no, not Klout’s advice-giving app also called Cinch, but very close.) In fact, Nifti’

Pyne Offers A Simple Way To Poll Everyone (Or Just Your Friends)

"Oh jeez, another Q&A app." That was my kneejerk reaction when I heard about a new startup called <a target="_blank" href="http://getpyne.com">Pyne</a>, which has created what it says is an app

Need A Quick Answer? Pop Lets You Take Two Photos, Poll Your Friends

Do you have trouble making decisions? Do you have to get your friends’ input on a bunch of things? Are you 15 years old? Then you might like Pop, a new iPhone application today making its offici

Sun Co-founder’s WayIn Launches End-To-End Platform For Easy Twitter Polling

In late 2010, Sun Microsystems Co-founder <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/scott-mcnealy">Scott McNealy</a> and finance veteran Scott Johnston, launched <a href="http://www.wayin.com/#!/home"

Digital Polling Utility CivicScience Scores $1.2 Million In Seed Funding

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/picture-19.png" /> Pittsburgh-based startup <a href="http://www.iqpoll.com/">CivicScience</a>, an intelligent polling utility that offers a h