Round-up 17/4/2015

Hillary Clinton’s candidacy announcement generated a lot of online discussion. One piece which caught our attention points out that, while Twitter plays a very important role for politicians who need to broadcast their views, the social network is not all that great when it comes to convincing undecided voters or changing people’s minds. Our own Connor Sattely talked about the problem in an earlier blog post, which you can read here.



The BBC is offering an online guide to political parties’ stances on key issues, ahead of the May 7th UK General Elections. You can access the guide by clicking the image below.




Finally, GovFaces is one of the 5 Swiss start-ups part of the Red Herring 100 Europe, a competition which showcases the most innovative companies in IT and life sciences. Read more about it on the Agefi website (in French).