Item: Thompson raises $220,000 online in 24 hours.
Averaged close to 1,500 people per hour signing up as friends
Averaged $12,000 per hour in contributions
Raised more than $220,000 dollars via the website
Seen just under half of the Friends send a message to others asking them to sign up or give.
Item: Thompson's online tools include an instant messenging sign-up.
They want my cell phone provider. With my phone number and my provider, they can send me free, for them, text messages. And they asked for my IM username. They want to talk to me. The Thompson campaign is the first campaign to ask me for that information. They can send me targeted messages.
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