Facebook has today launched another tool among its myriads of tools available on Facebook and this one is called Facebook Town Hall tool. Mark Zuckerberg in a press release announced the birth of the Town Hall tool for people to connect with their elected representatives. Read along to know more about Town Hall tool and how to use facebook Town Hall tool to reach out to your representatives.
The new feature is Facebook’s own way of impacting politics and governance positively in the United States. According Mark Zuckerberg,
We just launched Town Hall, a tool to help you find and contact your elected representatives on Facebook. We’re starting to roll this out in the United States.
Building a civically-engaged community means building new tools to help people engage in a thoughtful and informed way. The starting point is knowing who represents you and how you can make your voice heard on the decisions that affect your life.
The more you engage with the political process, the more you can ensure it reflects your values. This is an important part of feeling connected to your community and your democracy, and it’s something we’re increasingly focused on at Facebook.
How to use Facebook Town Hall tool
- Open facebook on your phone or type facebook.com/townhall, Go to Setting pages on the Facebook app
- You will need to enter your district address for you to be able to see which representatives are in your district.
- A list of representatives in your district will be displayed. You can follow anyone of them straight away. This will let you receive notifications about them on your News Feed. You can also press contact.
- There are even options to call, message, email and go to the Facebook Page of each representative listed.
With this new facebook Town Tool, you can now participate fully on the ongoing Trump Administration by reaching out to your representatives. As it is now, the Facebook Town Hall Tool is only available in the united states and only hope that Facebook will roll this new feature globally. So above is how to use Facebook Town Hall tool to connect your representatives.Source and image credit from Mashable