A facebook user wrote on the U.S. Politics page on facebook “It was the reason I went out and voted today. It was my first time “, and another one added “I have had more and better political allies on facebook and been able to speak my mind and share opinions than any other media option. It's a social network...not a socialist network”.
Google and twitter have also participated on this process. The first one created Election Center, which most notably has a map that pinpoints the polling place nearest to any address and at the second one you can Follow different sides of the conversation by checking out Twitter feeds from the Democrats (@thedemocrats), the Republicans (@gopconference), the Tea Party (@TPPatriots) and some candidates.