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Facebook accidentally shipped VR hardware with conspiratorial messages hidden inside

In the almost weekly tradition of Facebook talking about something embarrassing they did on a Friday, the company is now fessing up to the fact that thousands of their next-gen virtual reality headset controllers have easter-egg messages inscribed on internal components that werent meant to be on non-prototype editions.
Tens of thousands of unreleased consumer units have the phrases This Space For Rent and The Masons Were Here. written while some of the developer units have Hi iFixit! We See You! and, perhaps most embarrassing, Big Brother Is Watching inscribed internally.
The admission was made by Facebook head of VR product Nate Mitchell in a set of tweets.


The messages on final production hardware say This Space For Rent & ?The Masons Were Here.? A few dev kits shipped with ?Big Brother is Watching? and Hi iFixit! We See You!? but those were limited to non-consumer units. [2/3] pic.twitter.com/po1qyQ10Um
Nate Mitchell (@natemitchell) April 12, 2019
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