Eat Cheetos, Win FarmVille Items with Zynga/Frito-Lay Promotion

The next bag of Funyuns you buy might earn you a Spring Llama in FarmVille. Players of three of Zynga’s most popular social games are about to be rewarded for snacking on Cheetos, Ruffles, Dortios, and Lays. Frito-Lay and Zynga…

Clay Matthews, Suave Team Up For Hair Like Clay Twitter Sweepstakes

Clay Matthews is a Green Bay Packers linebacker and a self described “average American with extraordinary hair.” And now he wants to see if you too, can have Hair Like Clay. Matthews has teamed up with Suave for Men hair…

Buy Modern Warfare 3, Get a Free Smartphone

In an effort to promote their mobile offerings, Best Buy is launching a deal surrounding the imminent release of the highly-anticipated Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Best Buy will be giving away an HTC smartphone to anyone who purchases…

Nexus S Free at Best Buy for Today Only

Forget all that iPhone 5 talk that has been dominating the mobile device news for the last couple of days – today is an Android day. That’s because Google and Best Buy have announced a special promotion for the Nexus…

Soulja Boy Buys $55M Jet, Wants You To Pay To Watch His Birthday Bash

#SWAG? Rapper Soulja Boy surprised the interwebs today when the news broke that he had purchased a brand new G5 private jet. The price tag on that baby? $35 million for the plane plus and additional $20 million on extras.…

Facebook In Real Life

Have you ever thought about just how strange your online activity is compared to your actual life? If the two have melded and you are unable to tell the difference anymore, I’m sorry, this won’t make any sense to you.…

7-Eleven Taps Foursquare For Space Flight Promotion

You thought checking-in on Foursquare could only get you half off your morning latte or a free appetizer? 7-Eleven is upping the location services ante by offering a space flight as a grand prize in their latest promotion. That’s right,…

Dunkin Donuts Twitter Promotion Celebrates Apple Pie Day

I bet you didn’t know that today is Apple Pie Day? Oh, wait – you did? Well, how patriotic of you. In order to celebrate this great day for our union, breakfast superstars Dunkin Donuts is running a contest on…

Twitter Promotes Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, April 8th. Twitter is promoting an interesting gift you can give her – the gift of social media. From the Twitter blog: When you’re hanging with your mom this Mother’s Day, try teaching her a…

Foursquare Rewards Check-ins With Food…For Your Dog

In “wow, that’s actually a great idea” news, a German pet food company, GranataPet, has found an interesting way to market its product – free samples via Foursquare check-in. Dog users in countries where GranataPet is available (Germany, Switzerland, Austria)…