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Earn rewards (like gift cards) by watching teen TV?

EXTRAS, RANDOM STUFFKim & ChloeComment

I watch a lot of teen TV shows, like the Kardashians, Real Housewives, Toddlers & Tiaras, etc. and OMG, I just found my new favorite app: Viggle. If you are an avid teen TV watcher like me (don't worry, I like to read books too!) then you will obsess over this app as much as I am! When I first heard about Viggle, I have to admit I made fun of the name because it reminded me of the Russian Wiggles (if there's such a thing), but in reality its the best app ever! All you have to do is download the free app, and watch TV.  Then you earn rewards. Sounded too good to be true, right?  Well, here's how it works:

While you're watching TV you press a button, and the app "listens" to the show like "Shazam" does and you rake in the points. One of the greatest aspects is that you can set reminders, so that if you want to add a new show into your routine, then it's as easy as the press of a button, and you'll receive a reminder that your show is starting! Once you've acquired a certain amount of points, you receive  real life rewards like a Starbucks gift card, or iTunes gift card, or you can even save your points and receive a Macbook Air, although I've calculated it and it would take years. But, honestly, all this TV watching I do is going to get rewarded and it doesn't get much better than that, especially over the summer. What's interesting is that I've watched some new shows just to get points and found out that they weren't that bad, so I guess Viggle is working. I may discover some new shows I like, or I may just keep watching my same ones, but I may get something for doing what I do anyway!

Let us know what you think of the app in the comments below...do you think it is good or bad to be rewarded to watch TV?