Facebook's Engineer-Recruiter Effort Helps Land Another Acquisition: Walletin

Facebook has acquired stealth startup Walletin and hired its founders Cory Ondrejka and Bruce Rogers. Ondrejka was the first chief technology officer of Linden Lab, developers of Second Life. Unlike the social network’s recent purchases of Divvyshot, ShareGrove, and Hot Potato which were explicitly talent acquisitions, Facebook has stated that it “reached an agreement to acquire the assets of Walletin”, meaning the secret product the duo was working on could be integrated into Facebook.