Xbox LIVE teams up with Rock the Vote to provide platform for political participation25 August, 2008
|By Allison Orr|
Microsoft Xbox has formed a partnership with Rock the Vote to create a platform that will allow US Xbox 360 owners to register to vote, participate in presidential polls and voice their opinions to presidential candidates through and exclusive Xbox LIVE forum. They will also be able to download Rock the Vote public service announcements.
The platform will go live on the first day of the Democratic National Convention on 25 August and Xbox will have a presence at both the Democratic and Republican convbentions to promote the partnership.
With a membership of 12 million, Xbox LIVE is the largest online social network connected to the TV.