Frequently Asked Questions
How do I sign up for PollPals?
Click on the Sign In with Facebook link on the top right of any page on the site and follow the instructions.
How do I answer a poll? How do I change my answer?
To answer a poll, click on the response you would like to select. You will see your selection highlighted in blue with your avatar. You are not able to change your answer at this point.
How do I create a poll?
Click the Create Poll button in the header. You will be able to enter your poll question, answer options, and image (optional, but highly recommended). In Create Poll, you can choose a category your poll should appear in, post the poll to one of your boards and share the poll, after its created.
How do I share a poll?
You can share a poll with your Pals on PollPals, on Facebook or via email. Once you answer a poll, you will see share icons appear below the poll. Click on the icon for the share method you prefer. This will launch a window where you will be able to view and customize your share message. You also have the ability to share a poll that you have created during the create poll process.
Pals and Matching
How do I add pals? Do they have to accept my request to be pals?
Click on the Add Pal button for the person you would like to connect with. When you click Add Pal, a Pal Request notification is sent to that person. They must accept the Request to become Your Pal.
How do I invite friends to join me on PollPals?
Click on the Pals link in the page header. This will take you to the Invite Friends page. Invite friends to join you on PollPals by posting an invite on your Facebook wall, sending an invite via Facebook message, or inviting by email.
What are My Matches?
Based on your polling behavior, PollPals determines how similar you are with other Pals on PollPals. There are 3 levels of similarity: Super Similar (3 star), Like Minded (2 star) and Agree to Disagree (1 star).
What is a board?
A board is a place where you can post and collect polls. You can think of your board as a poll-blog. You can post polls that you create as well as polls created by other Pals. You can create boards on themes, topics – whatever you’d like. Your boards appear on your profile for you and other Pals to see. You can share your boards on PollPals, Facebook or via email by clicking on the share icons at the top of the board.
How can I create a board?
You can create a board in two ways. Any time you have the option to post a poll to a board, you can create a new board by entering the name of the board and clicking post. You can also create a board by going to the Boards page, accessible from your Profile page. To add a description or category to your board, go to the Boards page and click the edit link on the top right of the board.
What are badges? How can I earn a badge?
Badges represent your activity on PollPals. You can earn badges for activity across PollPals and within each specific category. The more active of a Pal you are – polling, pal-ing, sharing, commenting, posting – the more points you earn and the higher your badge level.
Questions for us?
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