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    Published: 2015-07-17, by .

    BuyCott offers a great way to keep yourself informed on the companies that support or oppose your favorite causes

    7.8
    • Minimalistic UI
    • Tons of causes to support
    • Issues when registering new accounts
    • No complete summary

    "Support Causes Right From Your Mobile Device"

    THE VERDICT

    BuyCott - Barcode Scanner Vote, available for both Android and iOS devices, is a helpful app that gives you information on the company whose product you’re purchasing. Just open up the app, login or create a new BuyCott account, and begin scanning your favorite products. BuyCott works like this: using your phone’s camera, just scan any product’s barcode. BuyCott will then give you information on the parent company along with which causes they support or oppose.

    THE PROS

    BuyCott uses a minimalistic visual style, making it easy to search for companies that support your favorite causes as well as which ones oppose what you believe in. There are also tons of causes to support. BuyCott will tell you which products to avoid or purchase.

    THE CONS

    BuyCott has some issues registering new accounts. There is no option to access a complete summary as to why a company supports or opposes certain causes; instead, BuyCott will take out of the app and will open a new page on your device’s browser to access this information.

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    Daniel Adrian Sanchez

    by Daniel Adrian Sanchez

    Jul 17, 2015

    Description

    Buycott helps you use your dollars to create change. Use our barcode scanner to get the unfiltered look at every product in the store.

    Join the millions of people taking action with Buycott Barcode Scanner.

    As seen on CNN, Forbes, FOX, ABC, and more!

    HOW IT WORKS

    * Join campaigns to support causes you care about.

    * Use our barcode scanner to learn a product's history.

    * Make a purchase decision on the product and communicate your decision to the company.

    FEATURES

    + Support causes by joining campaigns created by some of the world's best non-profit organizations. We have campaigns to boycott products from companies opposing GMO labeling, using child labor in chocolate, Monsanto, and countless other issues that consumers need to be aware of.

    + Come across a product that doesn't match your values? Check out the suggested alternatives to find a product that's a better match.

    + Broadcast your purchase decision to create impact and get your friends and followers involved.

    + Barcode scanner has wide international product support.

    + Create your own campaign from buycott.com

    Don't just be a voter on election day -- take power into your hands every day as a worker, consumer, and citizen.

    PERMISSIONS

    We take your privacy very seriously. Below is an explanation of every permission that we ask for when you install the app, and a complete summary of what we use it for:

    + Location: We only use your location for determining nearby actions, trending campaigns, and trending products.

    + Contacts: If you try to invite a friend through the app, we access your contacts to provide you with a list of friends. Under no other circumstances do we access your contacts.

    + Camera: We only access your camera when you are scanning a barcode.

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    Users comments for Buycott - Barcode Scanner Vote

    A Google user

    by A Google user

    Dec 11, 2017  |  "Good"

    It doesn't cover all products

    Dimaz Zaki

    by Dimaz Zaki

    Dec 09, 2017  |  "Awesome"

    Boycott Israel !

    Mustafa Zeidan

    by Mustafa Zeidan

    Dec 08, 2017  |  "Awesome"

    Very good for boycotting Israeli products

    A Google user

    by A Google user

    Dec 07, 2017  |  "Great"

    Helpful little app. Could be better if it offered more alternatives to items being boycotted.

    PeterK -V

    by PeterK -V

    Dec 05, 2017  |  "Awesome"

    So far so good in avoiding halal products!

    Dominic Rice

    by Dominic Rice

    Dec 04, 2017  |  "Awesome"

    works awesome