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Amazon Launches Self-Serve Giveaway Promotion Tool

Amazon just launched a new tool for hosting giveaways. It can be used by pretty much anyone, including brands, bloggers, authors, artists, non-profits, etc. This pretty much sums it up: “The idea of running giveaway promotions is easy. They are a really effective way to attract attention and build engagement, but giveaways often come with hidden costs and complexities which …

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Twitter’s Flock Developer Series & Hatch Contest: What You Need To Know

Twitter is wooing developers more than ever in 2015. It’s hard to believe, but the company only recently held its first-ever developer conference, Flight. The October event saw the unveiling of Twitter’s Fabric developer kits and Digits sign-in. There are three modular kits that address stability, distribution, revenue, and identity. Fabric combines services from Twitter itself, as well as its …

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Groupon Opens Holiday Gift Shop, Contest

Groupon just launched an online holiday gift shop to connect users with deals on stuff in their area, which they can buy as gifts for their friends and families. Just give Groupon your email address and zip code, and you’ll get an experience based on your local area. Users can browse gifts for women, men, kids, and items under $50. …

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Kevin Spacey Invites You To Eat BBQ With Him On The Set Of ‘House of Cards’

Kevin Spacey, star of Netflix’s House of Cards, just tweeted this: Want to grab BBQ at Freddy's? My treat. Enter here: http://t.co/HZHc3xX7x0 pic.twitter.com/9doh9oD7rr — Kevin Spacey (@KevinSpacey) July 15, 2014 It’s a contest to benefit the Old Vic Theatre and Geffen Playhouse. The winner gets to hangout out with Spacey and showrunner Beau Willimon on the set of House of …

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Warren Buffet Backs $1B Perfect Bracket Challenge

With the financial insuring of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway, Quicken Loans is running a contest that nobody will win. Buy holy moly, wouldn’t it be a hell of a thing to win. It’s called the Quicken Loans Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge, and it will deliver a billion dollars to anyone who can pick a 100% perfect NCAA March Madness bracket. …

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Groupon Is Giving Away $100 Million In Groupon Bucks For Black Friday

Groupon announced on Tuesday that it’s giving users $100 million in Groupon Bucks (spread among “tens of millions” of subscribers). Some lucky users will get up to $5,000 worth, and one will even get $25,000 worth. This can be used towards a year-long “Groupon shopping spree”. That customer is also getting $5,000 in cash. “With more than 65,000 great deals …

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Bing Launches Homepage Facebook App, Photographer Contest

Microsoft announced today that it is has launched a new Bing Homepage App for Facebook, and is kicking off a contest (part of a partnership with Discovery) for photographers to get their photos feature on the search engine’s homepage. Photographers are encouraged to submit photos of their hometowns, and Bing will pick ten finalists, which it will announce on September …

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Chipotle Launches ‘Online Treasure Hunt’ and You Should Care Because the Prize Is Free Burritos for 20 Years

Here’s the number of the day (at least if you’re a fan of burritos): 20. Chipotle is turning 20 years old, and in honor of that the company is launching a contest to give 20 grand prize winners free burritos for 20 years. The contest will take place over 20 days and will involve a series of 20 online puzzles. …

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Google No Longer Accepting Applications For #ifihadglass Contest

If you go to the Google Glass page for “How To Get One,” Google now informs you that the contest is over, and applications are now closed. “But the conversation is just getting started,” Google says. That’s true, as further evidenced by words from Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley at Mobile World Congress and a recent sighting of Mark Zuckerberg talking …

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StumbleUpon Is Giving Away Prizes For Stumbling

StumbleUpon launched a sweepstakes this week, in which it is giving away prizes to users simply for stumbling. It started on Tuesday, but it is going on through Wednesday and Thursday. They’re giving away prizes like a $100 Amex Gift Card and a NOOK HD – 8GB. Each day, they’re putting out a List Of The Day with what they …

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Halo 4 Spartan Ops Resumes in January

Microsoft today revealed the future of Halo 4 for the next couple of months. Of particular note is that Halo 4‘s Spartan Ops mode is going on hiatus until January. The first five interactive episodes of Spartan Ops, comprising the first half of “season 1″ have already aired. All five episodes will all be re-entered into Matchmaking, one per week, …

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Here’s How To Star In The Next Walking Dead Game

The wait is just about over. The Walking Dead Season 3 begins this Sunday (if you have Dish Network, you can still watch it via online stream). AMC has now announced a sweepstakes that gives fans a chance to win the Hyundai Tucson featured in the show or a chance to be in Activision’s upcoming The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct …

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