What is Thunderclap?
Thunderclap is a tool that lets a message be heard when you and your friends say
it together. Join a Thunderclap, and you and others will share the same message
towards McDonald's at the same time on May 22, spreading an idea through Facebook and Twitter that cannot be
What exactly am I agreeing to when I authorize my Facebook or Twitter
You’re allowing Thunderclap to share a single message on your behalf
on May 22. This is
only the case when you click the button on the campaign page to support with
Twitter, Facebook, or Tumblr. After the campaign is complete, we won’t post any
Will you only post to my account, or to my friends' accounts as well?
Just your feed.
Thunderclap will not spam your friends; that wouldn't be nice.
Wait, but why does the authorization message say you need access to my
The permissions granted to us by Twitter and Facebook include some that we have
no intention of using, which includes access to your friends list. We only post
a single message on May 22 to your account in support of your chosen campaign. We only
store a token that is given to us by the social networks over a secure
connection. We do not see your password, nor do we store it in our system.
What if I decide that I no longer want to support a campaign?
Not to worry. You can always opt out of a specific campaign by returning to the
campaign page and following the prompts.