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Hillary Clinton is launching a game-style mobile app for campaign volunteers

But in a highly political move, it is iOS-only at the moment.

Hillary Clinton campaigning in Las Vegas, June 20, 2016.
Hillary Clinton campaigning in Las Vegas, June 20, 2016.
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A team of technology veterans has built an app for the Hillary Clinton campaign that lets volunteers get most of the benefits of being in a campaign field office straight from their smartphone.

Hillary 2016, built by veterans of DreamWorks Animation, Charity: Water and Livestream, is set to go live Sunday in the App Store. The app lets users brush up on the issues, post to social media and begin organizing.

Though designed to help Hillary supporters take real-world actions, it is based around gaming concepts like those used in FarmVille and other social games. Volunteers can compete against one another and earn both virtual and real-world rewards.

The Obama campaign also had a mobile app for volunteers, but it was geared more to offline actions, such as directing volunteers to phone banks or on going door-to-door.

One highly political issue with the app is that it is iOS only, for now. An Android version is in the works.

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