The Secret of Facebook's Hidden Code
'Konami code' also yields wonders on other sites around the web
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 11, 2009 11:17 AM CST
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(Newser) – For those who remember first-generation Nintendo cheats, the Internet has many surprises in store. Case in point: If you enter the “Konami code” that made, say, Contra remotely beatable—at least for this writer—on Facebook, photographic lens flares will accompany every click of the mouse. To try it, log into Facebook and type “up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A," and hit enter. Try it on Digg or, too, notes Time.