Geohot Joins Facebook Team After Hacking PS3 And Going “Off Grid”


George Hotz AKA GeoHot

Geohot, the Playstation hacking white rapper with a penchant for making a wonderful fool of himself has joined the ranks of the Facebook workforce.

Geohot is famous for his jailbreaking tools taht include: purplera1n, blackra1n and limera1n. After hacking the Playstation and then calling out the company for his work Geohot went “off grid” for months, only to resurface now with a job at one of the most powerful tech company’s on the planet.

According to a report surfaced by Techmeme’sGabe RiveraGeoHot, real name George Hotz, began working at the company as a software engineer in May and announced his position on June 17th. On June 22nd he then posted:

“Facebook is really an amazing place to work…first hackathon over.”

If you’re not familiar with Geohot, check out his video below:


James Kosur

James Kosur has worked in the new media space for the last 10 years, helping many publications build their audiences to millions of monthly readers. He currently serves as the Director of Business Development at Business2Community.com and the CEO of Aven Enterprises LLC.

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