SOURCE: Symantec

August 15, 2007 07:00 ET

Media Alert: International Online Photo Contest Allows Consumers to Make Money With Their Mugs

Contestants Try for the Big Bucks by Showing Emoticon Faces

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwire - August 15, 2007) - How does the Internet make people feel? Sometimes happy, sometimes sad, sometimes surprised and sometimes angry. Norton 360 wants to document all those feelings on a global scale in the International Norton Emoticon Photo Contest! Consumers can simply upload a picture of themselves or someone they know making a face like one of the emoticons in the contest, and they are entered to win up to $10,000 in cash.

Norton 360 surrounds the entire family with protection so they can enjoy the Internet safely as well as save their precious photos.


Norton is sponsoring an international photo contest to remind consumers of the importance of backing up their files. Contestants simply upload a face that closely matches a given emoticon for a chance to win; see prize pool below:

Prize Pool:

--  Grand Prize: US $10,000 Cash
--  Five 1st Place Prizes: US $1,000 Cash

Everyone Receives:

--  Coupon good for 15% off Norton 360™ or 15% off Norton™ Save &


Contestants can sign up at


The contest will begin August 15, 2007 and end October 15, 2007.

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