Chirpify courts politicians

Chirpify courts politicians

Portland's Chirpify -- whose technology enables purchases on Twitter, with a single Tweet -- is teaming up with an online campaign consulting firm to court politicians.

Chirpify and its new partner, Digital Acumen, say they have 25 House and Senate candidates signed up to use the service during the current election season.

Chirpify has attracted a lot of attention among social media watchers -- and $1.3 million in venture capital -- for its technology. Its user base has doubled since its April funding round, according to founder and chief executive Chris Teso.

Read more in today's Oregonian.