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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Borderlands 2 Contest Destroys Handsome Jack’s Face

Gearbox must have hired the most eclectic and creative marketing team in video game company history, then dumped pallets of money into their office and said, “go!” That’s how it feels anyway, with Borderlands 2 having some of the best…

Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte Challenge Starts Today on Facebook

Every year, people count down the days until Starbucks unveils one of their most-popular offerings, the Pumpkin Spice Latte. The espresso-based concoction of pumpkin flavorings, spices, and sweet cream signals the coming of fall, and to some, there is a…

DeAngelo Williams Wants His Facebook Fans To Create His Next Touchdown Celebration

You can feel the excitement in the air as the NFL preseason gets underway. The NFL preseason serves two purposes for fans; First, it quenches the football drought that they’ve been experiencing all summer. And is also signals that we’re…

YouTube Reveals Your Film Festival Finalists

The results are in for the YouTube-sponsored Your Film Festival. Two American and two Australian filmmakers, along with others from six other countries have won a trip to the Venice Film Festival for a chance to win $500,000 and the…

Dept. of Treasury Mobile App Contest Taps Facebook, Google Employees To Judge

The U.S. Department of Treasury is sponsoring a mobile app contest, all in the hopes that some citizen ideas will “allow consumers to search for and access financial products on demand, manage their finances, and set and stick to financial…

Facebook, AMEX Partner To Give Small Businesses A “Big Break”

For the second straight year, American Express and Facebook are teaming up for the “Big Break for Small Business” contest, which is “designed to transform the way small businesses connect and engage with customers online” – namely their social media…

Google Science Fair Finalists Announced – Prepare to Feel Humbled

The pool of entrants to Google’s 2012 Science Fair has been winnowed down to 90 insanely brilliant finalists from different regions around the world. Winners from each of the three age divisions will compete for the Grand Prize of a…

Want Dinner With The Woz From Apple?

It is not that that often that you get the opportunity to have dinner with a famous person, celebrity, or well-known tech geek. Now, with thanks to Crucial.com, you may have the chance to have a nice dinner with tech…