That Free Southwest Ticket Promo on Facebook is a Scam

That Free Southwest Ticket Promo on Facebook is a Scam. Facebook users hoping to snag two free Southwest tickets to a destination of their choice from a viral photo promo are, shockingly, left empty-handed. “Hopefully it will go away really soon.” said Southwest spokesperson Brooks Thomas.  []

Cape Cod Mommy Blogger Gives 13-Year-Old Son an 18-Point Contract with His iPhone. Rule No. 4: “Hand the phone to one of your parents promptly at 7:30pm every school night & every weekend night at 9:00pm. It will be shut off for the night and turned on again at 7:30am.” Rule No. 9: “Do not text, email, or say anything to someone that you would not say out loud with their parents in the room.” Rule No. 13: “Don’t take a zillion pictures and videos. …” Which is great and all, but definitely begs the question: Why pay for an iPhone when two cans connected by a string will do the job for free?  [ABC]

Two Sides Emerge in William Lantigua’s Reelection Bid. Lantigua, the controversial mayor of Lawrence, has vocal critics and passionate supporters, which some say are like the loyal supporters of Venezuela President Hugo Chavez. Lantigua announced his plans for reelection on Friday in Spanish.  [Globe]

If Sports Media Can Ax Players, Why Can’t We Ax Them? Bruce Allen argues that WEEI should get over Dennis and Callahan like the rest of us.  [Boston Sports Media Watch]

This Headline is a Great John Kerry Pun. [National Review]