App glitch hits Deyes promo

A "Golden Ticket" competition launched by Blink and Alfie Deyes on Friday night (8th May) had to be cancelled on Sunday (10th) after a technical problem that informed hundreds of entrants that they had won. Deyes announced the competition on his YouTube channel on Friday evening. Viewers who had bought The Pointless Book 2 with the corresponding app were able to scan a designated set of pages in the book using the app to see if they had won a golden ticket. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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