Virgin America offers free flight to influential tweeters

By Andy Rice 23 June 2010

Virgin America has partnered with Klout, an analytics service that tracks users' influence on Twitter, to offer free flights to influential tweeters in Toronto. Those who accepted the offer were not required to tweet about or otherwise comment on the trip (although we're pretty sure Virgin America would love the lucky tweeters to put a good word in). Starbucks has held a similar promotion in the past. Just another reason why Twitter is taking over the world. Read more: Mashable



Fudging, obfuscation and misdirection hobble the route to the nitty-gritty of expropriation

By Marianne Merten

"Why would Kim Jong-un insult me by calling me 'old' when I would never call him 'short and fat?' Oh well I try so hard to be his friend - and maybe someday that will happen!" ~ Donald J Trump