Answer: That’s a very important question. Here is the important link – http://www.facebook.com/page_guidelines.php. Basically you have to use an approved APP to run the promotion on Facebook, such as http://www.wildfireapp.com/ or http://offerpop.com/
That said, like so much in social media, this is violated all over the place. Violated on Facebook, with people asking others to LIKE them in exchange for being entered in a contest. And then there’s the grey area – of using a Facebook TAB to send people ‘off Facebook’ to enter a contest that is, in some way, related to your Facebook page. That’s the grey area. It’s not really against Facebook policy, as they don’t control the Web, but then again they are trying to preserve the Facebook name. So be careful!
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