May 01, 2013 14:00 ET

Barclaycard Launches Crowdsourced Prize Draw on Facebook

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - May 1, 2013) - Following a poll on the Barclaycard Facebook page, fans have been presented with the opportunity to win £500 worth of supermarket shopping. The winner will have the opportunity to spend their prize in a range of leading UK supermarkets, including Tesco, Sainsbury's and Asda.

The prize draw is open for a two-week period, having launched on April 22nd 2013 and due to close on 5th May 2013. To be in with a chance of winning, entrants need to visit the Barclaycard Facebook page, follow the links within the wall posts, and enter some basic contact information to enter. Alternatively, users can follow the 'prize draw' tab which, will lead through to the entry page. The lucky winner will be chosen at random once the prize draw has concluded (terms and conditions are available at

The prize is a result of a poll on the Facebook page, asking users to vote for their preferred prize in the upcoming draw. Out of the possible prizes, the £500 supermarket shopping option received the majority of votes and subsequently became the grand prize.

This is one of many ways Barclaycard is looking to develop its Facebook presence and offer exclusive content to its ever-expanding online community. The brand encourages users to interact through the page and share their feedback, thereby helping to shape future content. Additionally, followers can keep up-to-date with the latest updates in the field of contactless payment technology, making quick and simple payments a reality for Barclaycard customers.

As part of Barclays Retail and Business Banking, Barclaycard has become a leader in offering innovative, convenient and flexible payment options to businesses and consumers alike. The company has established a significant international presence with 28.8 million customers globally and operations in the UK, United States, Europe, and Africa.

Barclaycard is deeply involved in pioneering the technology driving contactless mobile payments, designed to create seamless integration with the needs of the future. To view a diverse range of credit cards, or for more information about recent developments in the field of contactless payments, please visit

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