MapsofWorld Launches FryDay Poll: Who Owns Antarctica?

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Mapsofworld.com has initiated the FryDay Poll, a place to vote on and discuss the hottest issues in the news. The weekly debate begins each Friday, providing a thorough explanation of the week's topic and then offering readers a chance to share their opinions.

In-depth review plus Infographic

In-depth review plus Infographic

Will we soon need a visa to get to Antarctica?

Voice your opinion and take a stand—That’s what the folks at Mapsofworld.com are now saying. For its new section called the FryDay Poll, Mapsofworld.com turns up the heat and starts a debate on one new sizzling topic every Friday. Ranging from international politics to technology and from sports to economic issues, the FryDay Poll features one new topic of interest every week, allowing its users to learn about the topic, vote in the poll, post comments, and follow along as the discussion heats up.

An infographic is accompanied by a detailed analysis of the issue. Video content adds to the summary and users are given a complete view of the current topic of debate. In the past weeks, FryDay Poll has featured controversial questions such as “Is Pakistan a failed state?” and “Are Iran and USA headed towards a military conflict?” Last week's poll asked, “Is it safe to consider SOPA and PIPA dead?” The poll results are featured on the right panel and help others to gain insight into the popular opinion.

This week, Mapsofworld.com has featured the topic that has been the subject of many international debates: “Will we soon need a visa to get to Antarctica?” Currently the continent is being governed according to the terms of the Antarctica Treaty System but this system itself is not endorsed by the all nations. Will the UN now step in and formulate a new accord? Will the nations with official claims start to regulate the inflow of tourists and researches? Will we need a visa to get there? We suggest you follow the FryDay poll to find out what people are saying, and join the discussion to make your views known.

About the company:

MapsofWorld.com is a multilingual portal that offers high-quality maps and information across geographies and platforms. With special focus on educational content, the portal has thematic as well as interactive maps on all major platforms: Web, iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Android. World Atlas and World Quiz are two highly successful educational apps, having seen more than 100,000 downloads already. Other services offered are custom mapping, content digitization, and the online map store.

For more information, please contact:

MapXL Inc.
10 S. Third Street, Suite 310
San Jose, CA 95113
mani(at)infobase(dot)in

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