Facebook paid a total of $611,741 to 149 researchers as part of the programme.
A bug is an error or defect in software or hardware that causes a programme to malfunction. It often occurs because of conflicts in software when applications are run in tandem.
In a blog post Facebook said they received over 9000 reports in the first half of 2016. The top 3 countries were India, USA and Mexico.
India is home to Facebook’s second largest user-base with 155 million monthly active users and 77 million daily active users.
The 5-year old programme has seen over $5 million in payouts to over 900 researchers across the world.