The birth of the internet and various social media sites allowed us to become a rodent of our own cyberspace. The internet can be the Jekyll and Hyde when it comes to gathering important information or even when you’re just “soft googling.” Because of our habitual use of the web to voice out our opinions, rants and even good points, we easily attract web bashers, or better, a considerable amount of social media following.
For some reasons, the internet hold good for people who have something sensible to say. We’re lucky that we’re living in a world where we easily find our niche using computers and the continuously advancing modern technology. For the proto-punks and the hippies of the 70s, they use various cultural movements to defy or rather, stand up to “the establishment.” But since we’re living in the now, being online gives us the will to say what we think, search for groups who share the same advocacy or belief as ours, and share it to the world.
A new app called Qwanz is developed to allow users to influence decision makers, let their opinions be heard, mobilize support, and find a community within the app which shares the same perspective as them. Qwanz is an opinion diagram where you can start polls and comment on other polls that land on the category of your interest. Just like the app’s slogan: “One voice cannot be heard, but thousands together cannot be ignored.” Read more
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