06/19/2012 11:30 am ET

Campaign Donations Coming Soon To Twitter

Political donations by text message? So last week.

A Portland, Ore.-based tech company says it will today launch a platform through which people may tweet contributions to politicians and political committees, further capitalizing on mobile technology’s potential as a campaign fundraising weapon.

To date, about two dozen congressional campaigns — both Democratic and Republican — have committed to using the service, Chris Teso, founder and chief executive of four-month-old Chirpify, told POLITICO.

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