Social network “Vkontakte” launched the competition in testing desktop applications the social network VK Testing Challenge. This is stated on the website of the company.
“VKontakte” plans to hold a series of competitions. First will be beta testing of the VK messenger Desktop Messenger. The winners, the social network promises great prizes, including the iPhone 7, Apple Watch Series 2 and MacBook. Applications for participation in competition are accepted within two weeks.
“Vkontakte” has its own team of testers. The decision to run separate contests in the social network explained by the desire to create a community of beta testers. The best participants will also be able to apply for employment in the company.
Release desktop messenger “Vkontakte” is planned before the end of autumn. According to the company, the program will be available for all major platforms — Windows, macOS and Linux.
Earlier it was reported that “Vkontakte” plans to release a separate messenger for smartphones. But the process of creating a mobile version of the service the company did not comment.