For years, Facebook has maintained a bug bounty program to reward those who find problems with its platform. Now, it’s expanding that program to Oculus Rift, which it acquired as part of Oculus VR for $2 billion in March.
The company is offering money for identifying issues in any major part of Oculus Rift’s code, from the development software to the website — with a minimum payout of $500 for bugs and software vulnerabilities. There’s no upper limit, so the more critical or inventive the…
Snapchat is planning to broaden its offerings this fall with ads, TV and movie clips and news articles, according to a report.
The popular app, which famously rebuffed a $3 billion acquisition offer from Facebook last year, is in talks with advertisers and media companies about a service called Snapchat Discovery that would display such content, according to The Wall Street Journal. The new offering would launch in November, according to the report.
The Ice Bucket Challenge has been a juggernaut this summer. Everyone in your Facebook feed — from Tim Cook to your parents — is pouring ice water on their heads to raise awareness and money for ALS research.
But besides the ALS Association, which has raised more than $15.6 million in just a few weeks, there has been another big beneficiary: Facebook.
The social networking giant reported on Monday that 28 million people have…