Sunday, March 1, 2009

Get a free Laptop? not really

Twitter is fun, but some of the people who decide to “follow” you don’t really care about your “tweets”

Consider this:

Jewel (jordananda) is now following your updates on Twitter.

Not really, Jewel’s profile picture has the name “girl14”. That seems a strange name for a profile picture doesn’t it?

Jewel has a link to a web page to explain how to get a FREE MAC laptop… Wow, and she likes “free stuff”

Funny about the free part, you need to buy something.

Here is the legal part to peruse for your amusement:

I’ll highlight the gotcha parts:

 

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