Google: Positive Impact on Elections in India and Indonesia?

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google cleanGoogle’s new online tools will keep voters in India and Indonesia informed ahead of upcoming polls

Google has launched a series of tools as it seeks to make itself useful to 1 billion Indian and Indonesian voters, who are heading to the polls next month. These tools listed on the respective Elections Hub pages provide easier access to the latest news, videos, and practical details about the coming elections.

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Google Revamps Election Portal to Encourage Indians to Vote

NEW DELHI — Google India introduced a revamped Google Elections hub on Wednesday in an attempt to encourage first-time voters and the growing number of Internet users in the country to engage more deeply with the political process.

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The profile of Internet users in India is a small piece of the electorate. In a country of 1.2 billion with nearly 814 million registered voters, slightly more than 200 million use the Internet, according to an October report released by the Internet and Mobile Association of India.

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