Guides and Tools

This library of "DemTools" consists of software, approaches, toolkits and guides that DemTech regards as trusted technology-related resources for the democracy community. It is not meant to be comprehensive, but rather a curated list of tools and resources known by DemTech experts to be valuable for enabling democratic actors to conduct their work in a safe, reliable, and cost effective way.

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Transifex

A web-based translation platform that facilitates the localization of software, documentation, and websites both through human and machine translation.

Date Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Twilio

A cloud service used to
programmatically make and receive phone calls, send and receive text messages.

Date Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Twine

Twine is a free and open-source platform for making interactive fiction games, much like a "Choose Your Own Adventure" story, or practice quizzes. Twine doesn't require you to write any code, and it publishes directly to HTML so you can post your game almost anywhere. NDI hosts Twine for partners through its DemCloud cloud-hosting service.

Date Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Twitter Ads

A tool designed by Twitter to enable targeted advertising on Twitter.

Date Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Viamo

An SMS and IVR-based systems for reaching citizens on mobile phones

Date Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Democracy Notary

The Democracy Notary verifies the authenticity of documents by checking them against a authentic copy that has been cryptographically secured on the Emercoin blockchain

Date Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Clickatell

An online serves that enables messaging through SMS, WhatsApp and other social channels.

Date Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Chatfuel

An online service for creating chatbots that integrates with a variety of social media platforms.

Date Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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WhatsApp

An end-to-end encrypted messaging service owned by Facebook.

Date Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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CARTO

An online service that provides GIS, web mapping, and spatial data science tools to analyze and visualized georeferenced data.

Date Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Facebook Ads

A tool designed by Facebook to enable targeted advertising on Facebook and Instagram.

Date Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Canva

A graphic design tool that enables users to drag-and-drop feature and layouts to easily design beautiful visual content and infographics.

Date Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Buffer

A tool that allows organizations to publish and engage on social media through one centralized location, and enable analysis across all of your social media platforms.

Date Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Brandwatch (formerly Crimson Hexagon)

An online media monitoring tool that enables analysis of the billions of conversations happening online.

Date Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Digital Manuals

Digitally-native manuals that can be easily translated and are accessible on mobile devices.

Date Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Wix

A simple website builder that doesn't require the ability to write code to design a basic website.

Date Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Crowdtangle

A social media monitoring tool that allows users to systematically research content posted to public pages across Facebook, Instagram, Reddit, and more.

Date Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Open edX

An open-source learning management system built to showcase the latest in learning sciences and instructional design.

Date Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Google Analytics

A Google service that enables anonymized tracking of user interactions with websites and apps.

Date Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Jira

A project management tool, primarily used for software development.

Date Updated: Jul 28, 2021