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Sun Oct 3, 2021, 05:18 PM Oct 2021

Should the Democratic Party be using Facebook as an organizing tool? [View all]

19 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
No, there are too many problems with Facebook
4 (21%)
Yes, its great
12 (63%)
3 (16%)
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Unfortunately it's a necessary evil nycbos Oct 2021 #1
This....wheather you like FB or not Bettie Oct 2021 #6
Exactly! Whether you like FB or not... NurseJackie Oct 2021 #41
Definitely not great, but indeed a necessary evil. Salviati Oct 2021 #10
We should be using any platform allowing to reach potential voters.nt. drray23 Oct 2021 #2
I chose Pass so that each option would have 1. Iggo Oct 2021 #3
Given the political environment, probably ... reach as many as possible. n/t RKP5637 Oct 2021 #4
Voted yes but Facebook is far from great. Kingofalldems Oct 2021 #5
Yes... VarryOn Oct 2021 #7
Are you fucking kidding me? That is the most ridiculous thing I have read in forever. Scrivener7 Oct 2021 #11
"For all their flaws, I think they do more good than harm." VarryOn Oct 2021 #17
SMDH. Scrivener7 Oct 2021 #21
Zuckerberg is one of us. Sheryl Sandberg (future CEO?) is even more so. They boldly muzzled Trump. milestogo Oct 2021 #12
this board is off the rails at times Celerity Oct 2021 #25
you forgot Celerity Oct 2021 #24
I did not. But, thanks. VarryOn Oct 2021 #27
that is not what I take massive issue with at all, do not try and switch subjects Celerity Oct 2021 #32
I'm not sure what those emojis mean... VarryOn Oct 2021 #34
This message was self-deleted by its author Celerity Oct 2021 #37
Seriously? Celerity Oct 2021 #43
This message was self-deleted by its author MrsCoffee Oct 2021 #47
Use whatever is available and effective. FB is NOT great, IMO Raven123 Oct 2021 #8
I HATE Facebook. I think they and Twitter are responsible for about three quarters of the problems Scrivener7 Oct 2021 #9
Facebook isn't great but Elessar Zappa Oct 2021 #13
Too convert the sinners, you have to go where the sinners live. Klaralven Oct 2021 #14
Of course. Be stupid not to. Srkdqltr Oct 2021 #15
We should restore Acorn n/t wellst0nev0ter Oct 2021 #16
if it helps our chance - yes karynnj Oct 2021 #18
I had to get off Facebook because of the pro-Trumpers katmondoo Oct 2021 #19
Jamie Harrison head of the DNC should be the one to decide PortTack Oct 2021 #20
Hell no. we can do it Oct 2021 #22
yes we should use every tool at our disposal. Groundhawg Oct 2021 #23
I voted other MustLoveBeagles Oct 2021 #26
while there are issues, facebook is effective in contacting voters LetMyPeopleVote Oct 2021 #28
Modern times Sugarcoated Oct 2021 #29
And someone could come up with an alternative tool that has not become so corrupted. milestogo Oct 2021 #30
Until an "alternative" becomes as popular Sugarcoated Oct 2021 #31
Organizing involves bringing new people into the fold LeftInTX Oct 2021 #40
A whole lot of people DO use the "evil" social media platforms, younger than most of us Sugarcoated Oct 2021 #49
If you leave a void, the otherside will take it. Baitball Blogger Oct 2021 #33
Yes. obnoxiousdrunk Oct 2021 #35
I had a hard time finding volunteer opportunities for Hilary's campaign LeftInTX Oct 2021 #36
absolutely. you don't leave even means of reaching voters unused Takket Oct 2021 #38
Facebook and twitter don't exist in my personal universe... hunter Oct 2021 #39
Facebook is terrible BUT Withywindle Oct 2021 #42
We need at least every tool the RW is using Mad_Machine76 Oct 2021 #44
Does the Democratic Party have a choice? Act_of_Reparation Oct 2021 #45
Of course ibegurpard Oct 2021 #46
The Democratic Party Had Better Use Every Tool Available MineralMan Oct 2021 #48
Use it as a tool for communication not for organization. discntnt_irny_srcsm Oct 2021 #50
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