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- Activismo y participación ciudadana

Appgree es una nueva forma de comunicación. Permite que grupos con un gran número de participantes se comuniquen reconociendo todas las ideas del grupo y encontrando aquellas en las que hay mayor acuerdo. Es rápido, sencillo de utilizar y, sobre todo, justo: cada una de las voces del grupo tiene la misma oportunidad que el resto de ser la preferida.



- Fiscalización, transparencia y conciencia política

Política Catalana és un projecte basat en la gestió de la informació. Triem i ordenem les noticies que tenen a veure amb la política catalana i ho fem de forma totalment transversal.

A més, afegim una secció de confidencial amb aquelles informacions que no es publiquen en altres mitjans però que ajuden a entendre per què passen algunes de les noticies.

Política Catalana no opina, serveix informació perquè qui ens segueixi es creï la seva pròpia opinió.


Countable Congress

- Fiscalización, transparencia y conciencia política

--- Featured on MSNBC, the Today Show, The New York Times, Wired and Politico ---

Direct Democracy with Countable. We Bring Congress to You. Vote on Legislation, Track Your Senator and Representative - Make Government Work

· Short summaries of House and Senate Bills
· Pro/Con arguments
· How it impacts you
· How much the legislation costs

· 1 Click Voting on Bills – Yea / Nay
· Instant emails to your Member of Congress
· Easily Encourage Your Friends to Vote

· Side-by-Side Voting Comparison: You/Your Reps
· See if your rep earned your support

What is Countable?
Tell your Senators and Representative what you think about how they’re doing – not every six or two years – but every day!

Countable is a platform that makes government easy, empowering voters with the knowledge and tools necessary to directly influence policy and keep track of their congressional representatives. Countable provides users with an overview of key legislation on important issues, as well as giving voters an easy way to tell their representatives how to vote. Countable provides tools to see how those representatives vote and keep them accountable.

How Countable works?
Countable covers US federal legislation with state and local legislation in the works. Here you can find every bill that matters with a succinct write up. If it’s coming up for a vote, in the news, or controversial – it will be on Countable. This includes: Senate and House Bills, Senate and House simple resolutions, Conference Resolutions, and Joint resolutions.

The Countable editorial team creates objective summaries for each piece of legislation sourcing pertinent resources and providing a pro and con argument. Sources include the Congressional Budget Office, Congressional Research Service, the majority and minority committees handling the legislation, the Executive Branch, and notable news and research about the legislation. We encourage feedback – please go to to provide feedback.

About Countable

--- Hate politics? We do too! Take the politics out of it! Countable is here to bring good and responsive government to the land – to you! ---

Countable was created by a team of dedicated Americans based in San Francisco and Washington DC. We have a deep understanding of the capability of technology and believe that used properly we can make American democracy work in a fashion similar to what our founders envisioned. Our advisory team includes Joe Trippi who ran Howard Dean’s revolutionary Presidential campaign in 2004 and George Gorton, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s first hire when he ran for Governor of California.



- Fiscalización, transparencia y conciencia política - Activismo y participación ciudadana - Medioambiente y sostenibilidad

Buycott helps you learn about the social impact of the products you buy.

As seen on NBC, FOX, CNBC, MSNBC, and covered by Forbes, Huffington Post, and many others. Featured as ABC-News & app of the week.


-Join a campaign to help a cause you care about and commit to actively supporting the companies on your side of the issue, while avoiding those that oppose your position.

-Scan product barcodes and Buycott will trace that product´s ownership all the way to the top.

-Using this information, Buycott will inform you on how this product fits with your social and political beliefs.


- Lookup the ownership structure of any product and trace it all the way back to its parent company with our interactive family tree diagram.

- Offers a variety of contact data for companies and brands, so you can easily inform them of your decision to support or avoid their products.

- Scans all major retail barcodes (UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN8, EAN13, etc) and has company and brand text-search.

- Create your own campaign from



- Activismo y participación ciudadana

Enviar mensajes sin conexión a Internet o la red celular.

En este sentido, el nuevo FireChat lanza un typo de discusiones:”firechats”. Son grupos de discusiones en tiempo real, dynamicos et completamente anonymos. Puedes ir en los firechats o irte facilamente de uno a otro grupo, como lo harias en una fiesta.

Tambien puedes crear tus proprios firechats, sobre un tema, una comunidad o una personalidad o alguo que te interessa como el Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, La voz o las próximas ventas privadas en internet.

En fin, los firechats foncionnan sin coneccion internet o sin red móvil. Gracias a la technologia Open Garden, puedes discutar con gente que estan cerca de ti sin conneccion internet o rede movil. Estas en la playa, o en el metro, en un stadio o en el extranjero, abre la applicacion con un o dos amigos, y puedes ver quien esta conectado contingo.
Funciona a 200 metros de su posición.

Descarga Firechat ahora por crear tu comunidad y empezar a encontrar a gente cerca de ti.

Somos OPEN GARDEN. Encontranos en Twitter @Open Garden. 


Facebook: Garden



- Periodismo ciudadano

Stream live video from your iPhone over 3G or WiFi to friends, family and followers all over the world!

View incoming chat messages, broadcast in public or in private, and geotag your broadcasts using GPS.

Bambuser also integrates to a wide range of global platforms and social networks, such as Facebook, Twitter and Myspace and you can of course also embed a Bambuser channel or a specific video onto your own blog or website - leaving it up to you to decide where you want to share your experiences in real-time.

Requires sign up on - it takes less than a minute and it´s free.



- Activismo y participación ciudadana

Leader de démocratie participative en France, Jaidemaville a été conçue pour ceux qui souhaitent signaler, suggérer ou féliciter leur mairie, de manière simple et rapide.
Cette application vous guide pas à pas pour remonter l’information au service technique de votre commune :
Renseignez votre position géographique.
Choisissez une catégorie « Propreté, Signalisation, Mobilier urbain, Voirie… »
Prenez une photo pour illustrer votre requête.
Décrivez brièvement votre demande.
Découvrez les signalements effectués autour de vous et soutenez-les
Recevez un message annonçant le changement d’étape de votre signalement.
Soyez alerté des manifestations ou des urgences de votre ville.
Gagnez des points et des récompenses pour votre civisme.

Jaidemaville vous permet de contribuer au bien être commun et d’en bénéficier, le pouvoir est en votre main, alors impliquez-vous !



- Periodismo ciudadano

Periscope lets you broadcast live video to the world. Going live will instantly notify your followers who can join, comment and send you hearts in real time. The more hearts you get, the higher they flutter on the screen.

Other features:
[+] REPLAY: When your broadcast is over, you can make it available for replay so viewers can watch later. Viewers can replay your broadcast with comments and hearts to relive the full experience. Replays currently last 24 hours. You can delete your replay at any time.
[+] PRIVATE: If you want to broadcast to specific people, press the lock icon before going live and choose who you want to invite to your broadcast.
[+] TWITTER: You can choose to share your Periscope broadcasts on Twitter by tapping the bird icon before you start broadcasting. When you go live, you’ll tweet a link so that your Twitter followers can watch on the web (or in the app)
[+] MANAGE NOTIFICATIONS: Periscope will suggest people for you to follow based on your Twitter network. You can always follow new people, or unfollow them if you don’t want to be notified when they go live. You can also adjust notification preferences in Periscope Settings (in Profile)
[+] HEARTS: Periscope keeps track of how many hearts you get from your viewers. The more hearts, the higher you get in the “Most Loved” list.


VoteWatch Europe

- Fiscalización, transparencia y conciencia política

VoteWatch Europe A.I.S.B.L. is a not-for-profit organisation registered in Brussels, Belgium, that works for better debates and greater transparency in EU politics.

The VoteWatch Europe app gives you quick access to voting and activity records of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), as well as voting trends during the current parliamentary term (2009-2014).

The VoteWatch Europe app features:

- Searchable MEP profiles, which you can sort by European political group and Member State
- A searchable record of roll call votes , which you can sort by policy area and date
- Voting trends, such as: which MEP or political group is most influential?
- A calendar of European Parliament meetings
- News about VoteWatch Europe

This app has beens developed by VoteWatch Europe AISBL,


Parlament 2012

- Fiscalización, transparencia y conciencia política

Aquesta aplicació permet consultar els resultats de les eleccions al Parlament de Catalunya del 25 de novembre de 2012.

Permet consultar la participació, i els resultats de Catalunya, per circumscripcions i per municipis, així com els resultats obtinguts per cada candidatura presentada. També permet accedir a les dades de les eleccions del 2010.

Esta aplicación permite consultar los resultados de las elecciones al Parlamento de Cataluña del 25 de noviembre de 2012.

Permite consultar la participación, y los resultados de Cataluña, por circunscripciones y por municipios, así como los resultados obtenidos por cada candidatura presentada. También permite acceder a los datos de las elecciones del 2010.


Politifact Mobile

- Fiscalización, transparencia y conciencia política

Put the Truth-O-Meter in your pocket! PolitiFact Mobile brings Pulitzer Prize-winning fact-checking to your smart phone or tablet.

PolitiFact Mobile makes it easier than ever to get the truth about American politics. It is produced by PolitiFact, the Pulitzer Prize-winning website, and includes the mobile-only Truth Index as well as mobile versions of the site´s most popular features — the Truth-O-Meter, the Flip-O-Meter and the Obameter.


• First app dedicated to fact-checking!
• Get the latest Truth-O-Meter rulings
• Report cards allow you to see the Truth-O-Meter records of politicians, political groups and pundits
• Get updates on the campaign promises of President Obama and Republican leaders from our Obameter and GOP Pledge-O-Meter

Features available only on PolitiFact Mobile:

• The Truth-O-Meter Tally – Compare the tally of Truth-O-Meter rulings by subject
• The Truth Index – A daily index that shows the ups and downs of all Truth-O-Meter rulings
• The Flip-O-Meter Tally – See the latest count for Half Flips and Full Flops
• Pants on Fire! Button — An ideal couch companion for political debates

PolitiFact is a venture of the Tampa Bay Times, the Southeast´s largest newspaper. For more information on PolitiFact features, go to:



- Economía social y colaborativa


Peerby enables you to borrow the things you need from people in your neighborhood. Sharing made easy: save money, live green and meet awesome people!

Download the app and discover what your neighbors are sharing.

With Peerby you can borrow holiday supplies, cooking utensils, tools for gardening or party essentials. Why buy if you can borrow in 30 minutes or less?