India is Second Largest Recipient of Facebook’s ‘Bug’ Bounty

WASHINGTON, DC: Facebook, constantly under criticism for deficiencies in its omnipresent website and smartphone applications, announced that it has paid over $1 million in the past two years to computer wizards and researchers who are able to locate and fix bugs in its software. The second-biggest country with recipients of this money is India.

 

The program has exceeded many industry insiders’ expectations, perhaps none more than Facebook itself. “We’ve paid out more than $1 million dollars in bounties and have collaborated with researchers from all around the world to stamp out bugs in our products and in our infrastructure,” said the company in a statement released on its official website. “The program has been even more successful than we’d anticipated.”

 
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Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 2:45pm