Philippines – As part of Exploretale Technologies’ commitment to making the 2022 National Elections have well-informed voters, the software company based in Antipolo, Philippines has developed an app called Standpoint PH, an unbiased social media platform that allows users to have respectful political discussions.
According to Exploretale Technologies, while there are social media platforms and news outlets they can depend on to get vital information about the candidates, it cannot be denied that these platforms may be corrupted with biased information and political propaganda.
With this in mind, it has decided to launch the new app to let voters, non-voters, and politicians altogether exchange insights and knowledge to help voters choose who they deem to be the best candidate to run the country.
Standpoint has three main features, including verification process, which ensures accountability and verified accounts, the politician page, which enables users to tag politician pages so that related posts about that politician are in one place, and the discussion page, which allows the exchange of information and ideas about the candidates, their platforms, and the election process.
John Eris Villanueva, Exploretale Technologies’ founder and product lead, said, “We intend this platform to be a catalyst for change. We want the voters to get to know our politicians better and understand the importance of electing candidates who have the best interests of the Filipino people at heart.”
The new app was released in early January 2022 and is available on the App Store for iOS and Google Play for Android.