Facebook pays 10-year-old hacker $10,000
Facebook officials say the young hacker found a bug in the company's Instagram app.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Facebook is paying a young hacker $10,000 for finding a problem with its Instagram smartphone application.
The 10-year-old hacker is from Finland.
Facebook officials say he found a bug that allowed him to delete other people's comments from the Instagram app.
Facebook started using a program called "Bug Bounty" in 2011.
It rewards hackers when they find and report security issues.
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