Facebook employees busted for posting reviews of Portal

Guess what? They all said it was GREAT*.

The NYT’s Kevin Roose discovered an eerie coincidence that at least three very positive reviews of Facebook’s new Portal video chat device seemed to come from Facebook employees (who certainly did not make that fact clear in their review).

Andrew ‘Boz’ Bosworth, who runs Facebook’s hardware division, replied:

*The Portal is pretty great. Smart, sleek technology. Only issue, of course, is that Facebook made it. I doubt we’ll get any sales figures from Facebook. Anecdotally, very few people were tweeting about finding a Portal under the Christmas tree this year – but then, the target audience is perhaps unlikely to be posting on Twitter, so we’re relying on things like this…