Spotify rolls out podcast polls and Q&As to creators and users worldwide

Spotify earlier this year began beta testing new features to make podcasts more interactive through the use of listener polls and Q&As. Today, the company says these features will become publicly

Facebook follows Twitch and YouTube with launch of Premieres, live polls and fan badges

Facebook today announced the global launch of Premieres, its new interactive video format that allows creators to pre-record a video for fans, then release it during a viewing window they choose, as m

Analysis of social media did a better job at predicting Trump’s win than the polls

Many of the polls forecasted an easy win for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential election, but we now know their prediction models were flawed. While data scientists are scramb

Facebook Messenger adds group chat Polls and AI payment suggestions

Facebook’s chat app wants to help you and your friends decide where to go for dinner or what movie to see, then use machine learning to remind you to pay them back. Today Messenger users on iOS

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

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

Social Voting App Polar Launches Self-Service Poll-Creating Tool For Publishers

<a target="_blank" href="http://polarb.com/">Polar</a>, the social voting app that raised $1.2 million from Yahoo founder Jerry Yang, Google's Don Dodge and other prominent investors last year, is lau

Poll Finds Tech-Savvy Users Prefer Smartwatches Over Glass Devices

A fairly small poll of users on <a target="_blank" href="http://jessicalessin.com/2013/11/05/by-4-to-1-early-adopters-pick-wearable-watches-over-glasses/">JessicaLessin.com</a> found that, in general,

Polar Demonstrates Exactly What To Do If Your App’s User Base Is Becoming Too “Teen-Centric”

It happens to the best of entrepreneurs: That service, app, or site that you set up finds an audience that totally blows your mind. You thought that a certain set of people would flock to your app lik

What Happens When Pollsters Are No Better Than Psychics?

<a href="https://techcrunch.com/?attachment_id=633845" rel="attachment wp-att-633845"><img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/magic-8-ball.jpg?w=300" alt="" title="magic-8-ball" wi

Young Polling Startup Pollbob Acquires Older Site Misterpoll

<a href="http://pollbob.com/">Pollbob</a>, a small, three-person polling startup from New Orleans' <a href="http://ideavillage.org/">The Idea Village</a> accelerator has just acquired the older pollin

Poll: One-Third Of Americans Have Tried To Access Someone Else's Wi-Fi Network

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/wifilogo.jpg" />A recent poll, conducted by Wakefield Research, suggests that 32 percent of folks out there have admitted to trying to ac

Poll: Only 21 Percent Of ‘Likely US Voters’ Support Net Neutrality

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/ramussennn.jpg" />Another day, another <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/net-neutrality/">Net Neutrality</a> story, this time concer

Poll: What will take place at Apple's event this Friday?

Votin’ time. We’ll find out tomorrow morning, but it’s fun to speculate. What will take place at Apple’s event this Friday? (Choose all that apply)online survey

New (?) Duke Nukem Forever footage prompts question: Does anyone care anymore?

Is this footage new? Meh, doesn’t matter.

iPad poll: Yea or Nay?

You had to know this was coming, so let’s just get it over with. {democracy:72}

Nationwide Insurance: 80 percent of Americans want legislation ‘to restrict’ driving while using mobile phone

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/carban.jpg" />We've already noted the dangers of driving while texting, but today there's evidence that suggests many other people reco

What invention has changed the most from Version One to the Present Day?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/wright.jpg" />I'm now ripping off Ron and Fez bits <i>wholesale</i>. In a gripping discussion today, the radio show debated the following

Not safe: Poll finds 1-in-4 Americans text while driving

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/textdriving.jpg" />A new survey shows that 1 in 4 Americans text while driving. That's not good news for road safety, no sir.

Blame the Internet: Only 38 percent of young Americans see a TV set as a necessity

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/oldtv.jpg" />Would you still consider your TV to be a necessity, or has its functionality largely been replaced by other devices such as
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