Browser extension’s creators say it’ll boost civic engagement via social media

StateScoop: As government IT leaders search for ways to connect more directly with the populations they serve, a Stanford University-based startup announced Tuesday the launch of a new browser extension that turns transforms social media into a direct line to political officials.

The tool, called ePluribus, allows users to turn their comments on Facebook, Twitter or news websites into messages that can be sent to their elected representatives and easily shared online.

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