It is a sad reality of politics just how often politicians seem to cater to the loudest of their constituents. Making noise may not be the only way for normal people to create clout anymore, thanks to Facebook’s announcement that it will allow users to easily tag their local and state politicians in a post. The feature has the powerful potential to allow anyone to have more direct contact with their politicians and influence them to make decisions that more widely represent all the people, and not just the angriest.

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