TweetAways is a nice little bot that helps you pick a random user from among those who have @Replied to you with a phrase that you have specified.
Example: You hold a contest and promise to give away a prize to one lucky winner from among those who tweet or retweet something you ask them to.
Since its a third party application and one that picks a random twitter user, you can assure your contest participants of transparency. When a contest winner is selected by the bot, it sends a DM as well as an @reply.
- Pick a random winner for your contest on twitter
- Winners selected among those whose tweets contain a phrase mentioned by you and your @username
- Helps assure your contest participants of transparency
Tweetaways.com is an easy way to pick a random winner for your next twitter contest or giveaway.
- TweetAways – An easy way to pick a random twitterer who tweets a phrase