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Google Play Celebrates Store Redesign; Twitter Contest to Win Nexus 10, Nexus 7, Nexus 4 or $10 Google Play Gift Cards

April 10, 2013 - Written By Alexander Maxham

Google’s got a nice giveaway going on today. Of course you’ll have to be on Twitter to enter. Unfortunately it looks like there’s no other way to enter at this time. Google’s doing this giveaway to celebrate the redesign of the Play Store which launched yesterday. Google Play is giving away 10 Nexus 10s, 7 Nexus 7s, 4 Nexus 4s, and 100 $10 Google Play Gift Cards. Not a bad giveaway right? Well here’s the catch, it’s only for US residents. Hopefully Google Play will do another giveaway for our international friends.

So how do you enter? Well you’ll need a Twitter account and to follow the Google Play Twitter handle (@GooglePlay). Next you’ll need to tweet out one of your favorite things from the Play Store along with a link to that item. Don’t forget to add the #FavoriteThings hashtag. Once you tweet that, you’re not quite done. You’ll need to fill out this form which asks for your Twitter username, email address and link to the tweet. And you can only enter once.

 

 

How many of you are asking “Why Twitter?” We are asking the same thing. Why wouldn’t Google use Google+ to run this contest? They are trying to push more and more people to it, which makes it strange that it would be a Twitter-only contest. We’re figuring that they want the Google Play Twitter account to get more followers since they are under 200 thousand while their Google Play account has over 1.5 million followers or circlers.

You’ve got until 11:59pm PST on Wednesday, April 24th to get your entry in. So it’s not a Today-only contest. Google will then randomly pick winners. Maybe they’ll do a better job than with the #IfIHadGlass competition. Like we said before, only one entry per person. You can check out the full rules for the contest here.

How many of you are crossing your fingers hoping you win? Let us know in the comments down below.