Microsoft has started up a Twitter competition which will be running today, between 12:01 a.m PT and 11:59 p.m. PT. The prizes are 20 Windows Phones to be given away to 20 lucky winners (1 per person). So how does one enter? It's easy:
- Sign into Twitter (register an account if you haven't got one).
- Tweet a message to @windowsphone that includes, RT this for a chance to win a Windows Phone. "There's a #bigwindowsphone in Herald Square in NYC. Check it out. #WPNYC".
Please note that this competition is only available for those who reside in the U.S. Good luck!
Source: Windows Phone Blog (opens in new tab)
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Rich Edmonds was formerly a Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.
The problem with contests like this is that, if you win, you're likely to get an AT&T phone, which really sucks if you are on any other carrier, especially if you're on Sprint or Verizon.Then the phone is ZERO use, I am not going to switch to the worst US carrier's network to use a free phone.
Well with the message you have to include you get about 7 characters to use... But hey a free phone would be great I'd love a Focus S :D
wait so, if u win, are they also paying your 2 year contract?
so much for winning. All the moola will go towards cp bills.
It's possible they could be unlocked. Or one could unlock it.
This contest rules does not make any sense. It says that each day there will be a "word" of the day. Huh? It then says they will contact winner by email, phone or mailing address. How are they going to do that with Twitter?
If you win they send a tweet and ask you to DM them.
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