Good afternoon members,
Thank you to those members who attended our webinar on April 13, 2016. As promised, I have answered all of your questions here. If you missed this one, don’t worry! We will hold another in a few months. Stay tuned for details.
Can you enter the Wednesday theme contest more than once?
Yes, you can make as many pieces of content as you would like for any contest. We will, however, only reward for one of your entries.
Does answering other members’ content help us or them receive a rank up bonus?
Answering other content does not earn you rank up points. Content creation will help you to receive points.
How long does it take to receive PayPal payment?
Paypal payments are usually sent within 2 weeks of your request date for the US and Canada.
How long has Toluna been around?
Toluna has been around for 15 years 🙂
I was wondering about the story post for April?
Here is the April Storytelling contest info.
Is there any way to edit your own content after posted?
You can only modify content by choosing to “close” your content. If you need to have something deleted, please alert the helpdesk.
What can be done if you are in the middle of a survey and it just stops/disconnects and you can’t get back in to finish?
In the unfortunate event that this happens, please contact our help desk, and include the survey ID # which can be found from the survey email, or going into “My Surveys” section
If you share content you’ve created on your social media accounts is your own referral link included with the post?
Yes, the content link will be shared on Facebook and Twitter.
I have created content and complete a survey and have not received any points for using the app.
We usually reward app bonuses once per month.
Do we get notified via email if we win sweepstakes?
Yes, you will be notified via email if you are a sweepstakes winner.
Did you say that points can expire?
Yes, points expire one year after they are earned. For example: if you earn 1000 points April 13, 2016, they will expire on April 13, 2017.
Can you have multiple accounts with the same address? like, could my husband make an account?
You can have accounts with the same mailing address yes. You can have up to 3 people per household.
Can you cash out your points for a cheque in Canada?
We do not offer checks for Canada at this time.
Will sweepstakes become available for Canadian members?
We are working on it.
Are we allowed to change our profile name?
Yes, you can change your username only once after registration. Go to your account settings.
Thanks again to everyone who attended.
Thank you to everyone that participated in Week 2 of our January Trivia Contest. Over the past, week we posted a new question each day for you to answer.
Here are the answers for Week 2:
Jan 11: What day in January is Elvis Presley’s birthday?
Answer: Jan 8
Jan 12: National Cream Puff day is January __
Jan 13: National Trivia Day is January _
Jan 14: Who said “The blast of January will blow you through and through”
Jan 15: What valuable metal was discovered in California on January 24, 1848?
All participants with the correct answers have been rewarded. We’ve already begun Week 3 of this contest, and you can enter here. Best of Luck!
The Toluna Team
*Promotion Rules: Members will receive 100 points per day for providing the correct answer to the day’s question. Members may receive no more than 500 points for participating in this week’s contest. Points will be awarded to winners by 5PM EST, on January 26, 2016, and will be uploaded directly to user’s accounts. Open to US & Canada only. The winner will be notified on their wall that they have won. Posts must not contain any language that is obscene, insulting, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, untrue, misleading or invasive of someone else’s privacy. Toluna reserves the right to review all posts for content, and withhold bonus points from any user violating the rules mentioned above.
Thank you to everyone that participated in our May Trivia Contest. Over the past few weeks we posted a new question each day for you to answer. We received an overwhelming response, with more than 300 participants daily! Below are the answers to each question.
Week 1: Basic Facts
May 4: What is the birthstone for May?
May 5: What two flowers symbolize the month of May?
Answer: Hawthorne, lily of the valley.
May 6: Most sources would say that May was named after what Greek Goddess? What did she symbolize?
Answer: Maia was the Greek goddess of spring.
May 7: How do you say May in French, Spanish, and Italian?
Answer: Mai, Maya, Maggio
May 8: What 2 zodiac signs are included in the month of May?
Answer: Taurus, Gemini
Week 2: Fun Facts
May 11: May has always been the 5th month of the year? True or False
Answer: May was once the third month. When Julius Caesar moved January and February from the end of the year to the beginning, May became the fifth month.
May 12: Who wrote the sonnet in which this line occurs? “Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May?”
Answer: William Shakespeare for The Darling Buds of May
May 13: May was once considered a bad luck month to get married. Fill in the blank: There is a poem that says “Marry in May, you’ll ___ ____ ___”
Answer: Rue the Day
May 14: The UK celebrates may as “___ month”
May 15: According to an old Cornish superstition, it is unlucky to buy a __ in May?
Week 3: Historical Facts
May 18: What famous NYC building opened on May 1, 1931?
Answer: Empire State Building
May 19: Lewis and Clark began their trip up the Missouri River on what date?
Answer: May 14, 1859
May 20: On what date did Amelia Earhart begin her first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean?
Answer: May 20, 1932
May 21: The first __ was issued in England on May 6, 1840
Answer: Postage stamp
May 22: The first U.S. medical school opened in what city on May 3, 1765?
Want more trivia? Enter our Create Your Own Trivia contest, and answer others posts!