Published On: Tue, Sep 15th, 2015

Twitter now lets you make donations to your favorite presidential candidates

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Twitter wants you to stop pontificating about the election for 30 seconds and put your money where your tweets are.The social network announced Tuesday that it is partnering with Square, the payments service, to allow U.S. users to make quick political donations to the ever-growing field of 2016 presidential candidates just by clicking on a tweet.”This is the fastest, easiest way to make an online donation, and the most effective way for campaigns to execute tailored digital fundraising, in real time,” Jenna Golden, head of political advertising sales, wrote in a blog post announcing the feature.The political donation feature comes at a time when Twitter is increasingly trying to encourage users to make transactions within the social network. On Monday, Twitter unveiled a better shopping experience within tweets thanks to a partnership with Stripe, another payment processing startup.

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