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August 03, 2015, 01:07:03 AM
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http://www.coindesk.com/bing-tango-card-bitcoin/

The move suggests a broadening relationship between Microsoft, which owns Bing, and the digital currency. Microsoft added bitcoin as a payment option for digital content in December.
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August 03, 2015, 02:11:34 AM
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"This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Apple, Inc."

LOL, WAT?

 
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August 03, 2015, 03:11:06 AM
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So how do we participate in this sweepstakes? There's no link in the Coindesk article, there's no instruction in the graphic attached to one of the posts, etc.

Sounds like a great sweepstakes, I'd love to join, but I don't know how and I'm not a regular Bing user.

P.S...maybe this is a sign that I shouldn't be a Bing user...

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August 03, 2015, 03:20:03 AM
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Uggh. I hate bing. I won't use it even if they offer me free bitcoin. Oh wait they are offering me free bitcoin... Yup still not using it.

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August 03, 2015, 03:24:05 AM
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So how do we participate in this sweepstakes? There's no link in the Coindesk article, there's no instruction in the graphic attached to one of the posts, etc.

Sounds like a great sweepstakes, I'd love to join, but I don't know how and I'm not a regular Bing user.

P.S...maybe this is a sign that I shouldn't be a Bing user...

https://www.bing.com/rewards/redeem/win

It's there.

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August 03, 2015, 03:29:39 AM
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This is great. Although bing still sucks and is worse than google.

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August 03, 2015, 03:30:12 AM
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August 03, 2015, 03:46:45 AM
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bing give you free money every 33 days or so.  via rewards.  

do 30 searches a day  earn 15 points. at 500 points you can get a 5 dollar amazon card.


To not belong to bing is throwing away money. about eleven  $5 amazon gift cards every year.

Also to not support bing and not enter this contest is to not support BTC

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August 03, 2015, 03:50:09 AM
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Uggh. I hate bing. I won't use it even if they offer me free bitcoin. Oh wait they are offering me free bitcoin... Yup still not using it.

Yeah.  Pretty much.

BUT this is freaking awesome.  To see another big company not only get behind bitcoins but to promote it!  I think 280 might be looking like a good entry price Smiley
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August 03, 2015, 04:00:10 AM
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bing give you free money every 33 days or so.  via rewards.  

do 30 searches a day  earn 15 points. at 500 points you can get a 5 dollar amazon card.


To not belong to bing is throwing away money. about eleven  $5 amazon gift cards every year.

Also to not support bing and not enter this contest is to not support BTC
LOL, this is hilarious to me.
Why would we spending 33 days to get $5 amazon gift card?
If we can earn much more from signature campaign.
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August 03, 2015, 04:14:58 AM
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unfortunately this bing rewards is not available in all countries  Sad
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August 03, 2015, 05:28:37 AM
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"This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Apple, Inc."

LOL, WAT?

 

this is awesome! I will use some of my Bing reward points to enter this sweepstakes!
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August 03, 2015, 05:40:40 AM
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bing give you free money every 33 days or so.  via rewards.  

do 30 searches a day  earn 15 points. at 500 points you can get a 5 dollar amazon card.


To not belong to bing is throwing away money. about eleven  $5 amazon gift cards every year.

Also to not support bing and not enter this contest is to not support BTC
LOL, this is hilarious to me.
Why would we spending 33 days to get $5 amazon gift card?
If we can earn much more from signature campaign.

Yes you can earn more, but signature campaigns stay on this forum and are not that visible. This Bing sweepstake action is our much wanted connection to the real world and to one of the biggest companies, Microsoft. I think this is a nice gesture from them and we should take advantage of this.

So I do agree that every bitcoiner should support this and I sure will.
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August 03, 2015, 05:45:21 AM
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bing give you free money every 33 days or so.  via rewards.  

do 30 searches a day  earn 15 points. at 500 points you can get a 5 dollar amazon card.


To not belong to bing is throwing away money. about eleven  $5 amazon gift cards every year.

Also to not support bing and not enter this contest is to not support BTC
LOL, this is hilarious to me.
Why would we spending 33 days to get $5 amazon gift card?
If we can earn much more from signature campaign.
Yup it just marketing technique
and i tink it so wasted your time if you're whiling your day to get only $5 Amazon giftcard
unfortunately not at all website has indexed on bing

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August 03, 2015, 06:12:26 AM
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This is funny... Mozilla {Firefox} accepts Bitcoin to ask for donations, and Microsoft accepts Bitcoin via Bing, to pay people to use their browser.  Grin Grin Grin

There has been a lot of fighting in the browser scene, with Microsoft working Bing into it's OS as the default browser to give them the advantage. Microsoft {Bing} and Google work with the 3 letter agencies to

farm information on people, and Mozilla has to rely on donations to survive, because they do not support this information farming.  Roll Eyes

What a strange world we live in........

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August 03, 2015, 07:02:53 AM
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The existing bing users will earn extra little money! But I have to say Google is still the best search engine. I wouldn't switch to bing for the little money! Microsoft should work on the improvement of its services to attract customers.

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August 03, 2015, 07:07:58 AM
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The existing bing users will earn extra little money! But I have to say Google is still the best search engine. I wouldn't switch to bing for the little money! Microsoft should work on the improvement of its services to attract customers.

Bing is awful. Yahoo is significantly better, even though their search results don't distinguish well between ads and legit results.

Thanks to TheButterZone for sharing the link, i'll check it out.

Bing is basically artificially increasing their searches (i.e., ppl conducting searches), which is the metric they use to set advertising rates. The $5 Amazon cards are like faucet dust compared to what they'll make in advertising dollars as a result. Just another corporation preying off the "poor" to make another $1 Million...it goes against what a lot of us believe in. Remember that before you subscribe to this shit.

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August 03, 2015, 07:13:46 AM
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Well, Windows 10 integrates Bing as its default search engine in Edge. Tongue Well no one is forcing anyone to use Bing. We know it's awful, but hey, at least they notice bitcoin and try to lure some users to use their search engine because of the rewards! But no, still not using Bing for that reason.

Not today.

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August 03, 2015, 12:18:56 PM
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Uggh. I hate bing. I won't use it even if they offer me free bitcoin. Oh wait they are offering me free bitcoin... Yup still not using it.

only because the reward is very low as a faucets i would guess(i didn't try it...) google instead should follow and do something similar

personally i'll embrace everything that support bitcoin, and at least microsoft has dropped their project against bitcoin, with their storage coin bullshit...
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August 03, 2015, 12:49:24 PM
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Anything like this can only ever be positive for bitcoin. I'm probably quite doubtful if it'll bring lots of new money into bitcoin but it can only be positive even if it brings in a few hundred new investors.

This is only a small breakthrough but every little helps, as the years fly by we will see more & more well known organisations creeping into the bitcoin scene.

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