Microsoft giving away Windows Phones for Valentine's Day

Microsoft wants to make Valentine's Day a very happy one for two lucky people in the US. Today on the Windows Phone blog site, the company announced that it will give away two Windows Phone-based devices via its Twitter page tomorrow. The contest is open only to legal residents of the United States.

In order to win the contest, Twitter users must sent out one of the following two messages. One of those messages requires that users "tweet a 'Dear Droid' breakup letter with the hashtag #DumpingMyDroid." This sounds similar to a previous promotion where users were asked via Twitter to give their best "Droid Rage" story.

The other message will let users say how much the love a Windows Phone or how much they want to love with the hashtag #ILoveWindowsPhone. Microsoft will pick the two winners at random. In addition to getting a new Windows Phone-based device (the contest rules don't state which smartphone from which company you will be getting) you will also get a new Zune Pass for a year as well as free year of Xbox Live Gold.

Microsoft seems to be making a bigger effort to promote and market Windows Phone-themed products than it has in the past. Indeed, earlier this month the company started soliciting marketing ideas directly from Windows Phone users.

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