#411: Chipotle Giving Away Free $, FB & IG Are Back & More!

Chipotle Giving Away Free Money To Celebrate Rewards Program

  • Chipotle has officially launched their rewards program & here’s how it works-- you’ll earn 10 points for every dollar you spend at Chipotle, which you can eventually cash in for free burritos, tacos, and more
  • You can sign up for Chipotle Rewards via the company’s website or mobile app-- you’ll get a free order of chips and guac as a reward for your first meal purchase as a member
  • As a celebratory incentive, Chipotle is giving away up to $250,000 on Venmo through tomorrow (presumably due to the fact Chipotle is mentioned so often in the Venmo text)
  • As many as 25,000 people will win a prize ranging from $1 to $500 each day
  • All you have to do is head to ChipotleRewardMe.com and enter the phone number associated with your Venmo account


Facebook & Instagram Are Back!

  • Rest assured, FB & IG seem to be back on the grid
  • The social media platforms including FB, FB Messenger, IG & the WhatsApp started having widespread issues around noon yesterday that lasted well into the night-- #FacebookDown & #InstagramDown quickly started to trend worldwide
  • It was the longest outage ever reported with things starting to come back just after midnight
  • The outage was reportedly due to an accidental traffic jam issue with a European internet company that collided with Facebook and other websites

College Admissions Scam Update

  • Lori Loughlin surrendered to federal authorities in LA yesterday and appeared in court
  • She got the same treatment as her husband, the judge set her bond at $1 million dollars and she put her house up as collateral
  • The judge allowed her to keep her passport so she can travel to Vancouver & British Columbia, where she shoots projects for the Hallmark Channel
  • USC has said students connected to the cheating scam will be denied admission, and a case by case review will be conducted for current students who are already enrolled
  • Apparently the feds came across this massive cheating scam by accident as they were working on an unrelated securities fraud case


Jose Canseco’s Ex Wife Denies Cheating Allegations With A. Rod

  • Who knows if J. Lo was ever actually worried about those cheating accusations but Jose Canseco’s ex wife Jessica is denying sleeping with the former NY Yankees star
  • Jessica, whose ex husband Jose Canseco accused A. Rod of cheating on J. Lo with her came out on Twitter to say she has never slept with A. Rod, she is friendly with both A. Rod & J. Lo and she hasn’t even seen him in 5 years

Joe Giudice Heading to ICE After Prison

  • Real Housewives of New Jersey star Joe Giudice finishes his 3 year prison stint for mail, wire & bankruptcy fraud today but isn’t heading home to New Jersey
  • Despite being in this country since he was an infant, he isn’t a citizen and as of now is being deported back to his native country of Italy
  • He’s being taken directly from prison to an immigration detention center while he awaits his deportation hearing (he’s appealed the court’s decision to deport him)



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