Maybe You Thought Tour de Houston Was Free Because of Twitter, Facebook Gaffe

On Monday, February 17, I started to see several posts on Facebook and Twitter sharing a coupon code for registration for the Tour de Houston. "Register for free," the posts said. "Code expires at midnight."

Between 600 and 700 people used that free code to register for the ride. The only problem? The code was leaked.

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Shey is an experienced blogger, social media expert and traveler. She studied journalism at Oklahoma State University before working as a full-time reporter for Houston Community Newspapers in 2005. She lived in South Korea for three years, where she worked as a freelancer.
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