360°'s

With your 360° you inform and educate your readers on the topic. A constructive contribution can influence your readers decision to vote on a particular proposal. Every contribution you make is a 360° with the exception of a proposal. A 360° can:

  • represent your vision, advice or opinion.
  • highlight your specific experience and knowledge.
  • provide extra information, arguments, recommendations, facts and backgrounds.
  • be a copy of a column, open letter, article... you have read or a contribution of your own.
  • reference to web pages or TV/radio broadcasts.
  • be your poll or your statement on a topic.

Who can post a 360°?

Every registered voter can add a 360° for every topic everywhere. On the radio you hear statements and slogans from politicians or managers, in a magazine you read articles and columns from journalists, on a website you discover blogs from scientists or in a newspaper you see polls or sensational pictures.

Everywhere around us we hear arguments that support and promote certain proposals, views, ideas or propositions. We explicitly invite you to share your 360° contributions on OpinionFirst, so that many others can be informed on the topic! A topic can be viewed from many angles. With a 360° you can add depth to any discussion. 

Posting a 360°

OpinionFirst is a worldwide platform. Consequently, it is important to inform the right people about your 360°. Who should read your 360°? Which citizens, employees or members does it concern?  OpinionFirst gives you a 'place' or 'group' suggestion, which you can change if needed.

Now that is clear who should receive your 360°, let's create it:

①  What is your topic? 

What is your 360° about? Select an existing OpinionFirst topic or start a new topic if that is not possible.

②  Post a 360°

Express your 360° in a clear, complete and concise way in order to attract the maximum number of readers. 

Your title

We recommend a catchy, not too long title.

Your 360°

Inform and educate your readers. You share your view, experience, knowledge, information, arguments, facts, recommendations, article, letter...

Your extra options

 Post your 360° now or decide to add any of the options:

  • Voting advice - You give advice to your readers on what proposal they should vote. 
  • Poll - You can add a poll to any 360°. Place each possible answer on a separate line.
  • Statement - You can add a statement to any 360°. Everyone can give their approval or disapproval.
  • Image - With an illustrative picture or photo you can add even more power to your 360°.
  • Link or reference - Link to websites or articles, reference to text used from other publications...

③  Promote your 360°

You immediately can start promoting your 360° with a click on the blue button.

Click here to start your 360°! 

A 360° is always related to a topic. If your topic is not already available, then first start a new topic and then add your 360°. 

Don't hesitate, it is easy! You can publish a good article, a funny column, a convincing statement, some historical perspective or background, or any other supporting information. You can enhance your arguments with relevant references, a convincing picture or link to an informative article, video or other media. Or create a poll or statement in which others can participate. Or promote your favorite proposal and convince others to vote for this proposal!

The best way to actively promote proposals is to become an opinion leader. In case you don't have time or you prefer not to actively promote a proposal, then you still could place a 360° to convince others about a specific proposal.

Standards for 360°'s

We do our best to maintain a good quality standard and only reject 360° contributions that don’t meet OpinionFirst's standards. You can help to immediately report abuse under 'About' which can always be found at the bottom of every proposal, petition or 360º.  

Our moderators maintain the quality of OpinionFirst. They are warned if something isn't decent and or does not comply with the 'Rights and Responsibilities'. They may decide to remove a proposal or contribution, if it's:

  • not aimed at providing a constructive proposal or contribution
  • previously stated, so check if your proposal or contribution already exists for the topic
  • not appropriate or not complying with the law
  • not focused on the topic and your proposal, but is responding to other proposals (for proposals)
  • not concerning the topic (for contributions)
  • not clear what your proposal or contribution is about
  • about personal issues
  • party political
  • confidential, libelous, false, racist, offensive or defamatory
  • contains language that may cause offence, or is provocative or extreme in its views deceptive or misleading
  • advertising or spam
  • nonsensical, not serious
  • breaks the local law or violates intellectual property rights
  • potentially confidential, commercially sensitive or might cause someone distress or financial loss
  • names people (except for senior politicians or management)
  • not using your real name and picture

Comments

On OpinionFirst everyone can comment on proposals and 360° contributions everywhere. We have no comment standards, but do appreciate constructive responses that comply with the local law.

360° procedures

Editing a 360°

A 360° can be edited.

Removing a 360°

A 360° can be removed.

Inappropriate 360°

Registered voters can warn our moderators if a 360° is inappropriate or does not comply with the 'Rights and Responsibilities'.

Linking a 360°

With 'Your voting advice' you link your 360° automatically to a proposal.

 

Read about all the possibilities you have to promote your 360°!

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