Happy 160th Anniversary, Western Union!
One of the world’s most globally connected companies, Western Union, is celebrating its 160th anniversary by launching a hunt for the most networked person in the world.
The search will be done by a new interactive, online application called Your World which Western Union has created to mark its 160th anniversary.
It visualizes Facebook fans’ global connections and users receive a score (“World Index”) that shows how globally connected they are. They can compare their ranking against their Facebook friends, against others in their country and against others in the world.
I took the challenge and here are my results:
How well-networked do you think you are? Find out with the ‘Your World’ Facebook App!
To celebrate Western Union’s 160th Anniversary, GeekGirlManila (in collaboration with Western Union) is giving away SM Sodexo GCs worth P3,000 to one (1) lucky reader! (Ladies, you can use these to shop at Forever 21!)
How to join:
1. Post a comment with the CORRECT answer to the question:
Q: Which company created the singing telegram in 1933?
Clue: You can find the answer at http://www.westernunionworld.com/
2. Follow GeekGirlManila on Twitter and tweet:
Take the Western Union Challenge and get a chance to win SM Sodexo GCs worth P3000! Please RT! @leeyahgrl http://bit.ly/oePAL0
3. Only one entry per person.
Contest is open to Philippine residents ONLY. Raffle will end on August 31, 11:59PM. Any entries received past will not be included in the draw. Winner will be announced soon after. I will be using a randomizer to choose the winner.
Winners will need to claim the prize at Eastwood, Libis.
Good luck to everyone!