Romney, Obama Adopt Square for Donations

Romney, Obama Adopt Square for Donations:

In 2008, social media played a big part in the presidential elections as candidates like Obama, Ron Paul, and to some extent McCain utilized sites like Facebook and Twitter to expand their campaigns. This year, they will be even more important and candidates are already working hard to take advantage of every tool they can to get ahead.

Both President Obama’s re-election campaign and Republican contender Mitt Romney’s campaign have adopted the latest tool in political fundraising: Square. Square allows just about anyone, including campaigns, to accept donations from mobile phones ...