"Facebook is launching a recruitment drive for poll workers this weekend, putting messages into users' News Feeds with links to poll worker registration sites in their state," reports the Verge:CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a post announcing the drive that it was part of the company's larger voting information campaign, which has a goal of helping 4 million people register and vote. "Voting is voice, and in a democracy, it's the ultimate way we hold our leaders accountable and make sure the country is heading in the direction we want," Zuckerberg wrote. The social media giant also will join dozens of other companies offering paid time off to employees in the US who work the polls on Election Day, according to Zuckerberg's post... [M]ore than 70 percent of states and jurisdictions were having difficulty staffing the jobs even before the pandemic. "We've also offered free ad credits to every state election authority so they can recruit poll workers across our platforms..." Zuckerberg says in his post. "Priscilla and I have also personally donated $300 million to non-partisan organizations supporting states and local counties in strengthening our voting infrastructure."Read more of this story at Slashdot. Click here to read full news..