24 Hours Later, Users Find Hacks for Facebook’s Rooms

By Todd Wasserman


Facebook introduced its anonymous community app Rooms on Thursday. Now, just 24 hours later, the lead product manager on Rooms discovered that users have hacked it

He’s delighted. Josh Miller, the Facebook product manager, wrote Friday in a Medium blog post that Facebook left out the ability to discover new Rooms

“Though counterintuitive, our logic was that retro web browsers didn’t offer ‘discovery’ for early Internet communities — you had to tell Netscape exactly where you wanted to go –- so why should we?” he said. “Our hypothesis was that places on the web being hard to find was a feature, not a bug.” …

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