Facebook Town Hall Makes Contacting Elected Officials Easy

By: Michael Hines - Mar 28, 2017
References: facebook & facebook
Facebook Town Hall is a new feature that lets one use the social networking site to directly reach out to local, state and federal representatives. Town Hall is simple to use, requiring only a user's address. Once users let Facebook know their location, a list of representatives is given. These politicians can be followed en masse or individually contacted. Facebook provides phone numbers and office addresses as well as letting users message politicians directly using Messenger.

Facebook Town Hall has just been rolled out so it remains to be seen whether or not politicians will take to it. By giving citizens a convenient space to connect with local government leaders. this new social media feature ensures that politicians can do more to directly impact their communities.