Hillary Clinton campaign fundraises with every tweet by Donald Trump

first_imgHillary Clinton campaign fundraises with every tweet by Donald Trump Howard Lake | 1 November 2016 | News The Hillary Clinton presidential campaign is receiving donations for every tweet sent by rival Donald J Trump as a result of a ‘Troll Trump’ campaign.The sign-up page explains:“Show Donald that his unhinged rhetoric comes at a cost. Sign up to donate to Hillary’s campaign every time Donald tweets!”It gives an example of just one of many peculiar, unfounded statements posted to Twitter by the presidential candidate. i joked about donating to Hillary every time Trunp tweets & THEY ACTUALLY BUILT A TOOL TO DO IT IM LAUGHING SO HARD https://t.co/2wse40ZIjr pic.twitter.com/GARvkJfSCD— Matt Bellassai (@MattBellassai) October 19, 2016Has it worked? @just_jenna, the digital director for HillaryClinton.com, reported:1881 ppl pledged an av. of 23¢ to @HFA for every @realDonaldTrump tweet. 191 tweets last week = $83,744.08.Join: https://t.co/khOlcVNiA1— Jenna Lowenstein (@just_jenna) October 27, 2016 Tagged with: Digital Humour politics About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  143 total views,  1 views today  144 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis19 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis19 Fundraising every step of the wayThis campaign takes a similar approach to others that have tried to turn the unwanted actions of others into a positive fundraising campaign. Read three examples from last year of when harsh words spark positive giving campaigns:Crowdfunding for Alan Barnes following his attackThe town that turned a neo-Nazi march into an anti-racism fundraising eventGunboats for migrants jibe becomes rescue boats for people The digital campaign takes a light-hearted approach to the serious matter of some of his messages. You can even customise your message and choose the section of American society that he has insulted – women, immigrants, Latinos, people with disabilities, native Americans and so on.You can donate from $0.25 per tweet up to $10, or a sum of your choice. Supporters are invited to set a maximum daily limit of $3, $5, $20 or more. This makes sense given the volume of tweets that can emanate from Mr Trump.The Troll Trump campaign was created following a tweet by former Buzzfeed editor Matt Bellassai: Advertisementlast_img read more


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