Rage Shake

…If they run across a problem in one of the Android (or iOS) apps, they can take advantage of a bug reporting feature Facebook builds into its internal betas.

It’s called “Rage Shake” and the name is spot-on. Employees just violently shake their phone and it automatically logs its current state and sends in details to Facebook’s mobile bug-squashers. The Google+ team apparently also has a “Rage Shake” feature and even gave access to it to end users, though it’s unclear which company had if first.

By avoiding a more complicated manual reporting process, Facebook maximizes the number of bugs it hears about from its 4,000 employee-testers. If Facebookers like the taste of Droidfood, they could make sure it’s not their actual users shaking their phones in fits of anger.

Sounds like a neat way to pick up a frustrating bug. I wonder how it works with the native iOS “shake to undo”?

Via Techcrunch

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