Facebook Mistakenly Hid ‘Easter Egg’ Phrases in Oculus Touch Controllers

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Facebook accidentally added some “easter egg” labels on tens of thousands of Oculus Touch controllers, including such phrases as “Big Brother is Watching” and “This Space For Rent.”

Nate Mitchell, co-founder of Oculus and head of VR product at Facebook, took to Twitter to explain this issue and said that while he does “appreciate easter eggs, these were inappropriate and should have been removed.”

These labels made it onto the internal hardware of the Oculus Touch VR controllers, with final production hardware saying “This Space For Rent” and “The Masons Were Here.” Some dev kits were sent out, which were non-consumer units, and included the phrases “Big Brother is Watching” and “Hi iFixit! We See You!”

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