Hello again everybody! June is already half way through, the World Cup is upon us an
View a list of blog posts about Facebook competitions on ThePrizeFinder.com's competitions blog. Keep up to date with all the latest competitions, prize news and gossip.
If you're a fan of Facebook competitions, you'll know that there are plenty of reasons to add likeminded comping friends - they can tag your name if they see you announced as a winner, you can send them invites for referral comps or add them to your team. You'll also see their activity on your News Feed and Ticker and find them a handy source of new competitions!
Most regular PrizeFinder users are Facebook compers too, and it seems lots of you have been getting into trouble with Facebook recently, some of you even receiving the dreaded '30 day ban' from commenting. But what's it all about, and why are compers being targeted?
Facebook Check-in Competitions have been few and far between but the latest Samsung promotion is encouraging Angry Birds fans to visit their local Samsung retailer and be in with a chance of winning giant TVs, an Audio Dock or hundreds of Angry Birds soft toys by collecting 'tiles'.
Ever get the feeling you're liking a few too many Facebook pages? Your Newsfeed is a jumble of updates from friends, compers and Facebook pages, and you're missing out on lots of competitions because it's just TOO busy? A really neat way of organising and focusing your comping on Facebook is to use Interest lists.
Last week I heard from an unhappy comper who had got herself into a bit of bother. She was relatively new to Facebook comping, and like many people had set up a second account for her new hobby so as not to annoy her friends. The comper had set up her new account under a different name - before long she'd had a few wins with her new name and all was going well.
EURO 2012 kicks off this afternoon, so to get you in the mood here are some football themed competitions on Facebook - I'm sure there will be lots more popping up today too, so keep an eye on our Facebook page too!
This week there's a new Facebook scam doing the rounds.
Do you enter Facebook competitions? Then you should be aware that lately there are a few dishonest people attempting to claim prizes that aren't theirs. How do they do it? Simple. When a promoter announces a winner's name along with a message to say 'contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your address details', they're emailing with their own details.