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Facebook bug kills off people before they are dead

Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the TechCrunch Conference at SF Design Center on September 11, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/WireImage).


PanARMENIAN.Net – Well, this is awkward. Facebook incorrectly flagged some people’s profile pages with a message saying that the person was deceased. And it looks like the glitch was pretty widespread: even founder Mark Zuckerberg had apparently ceased to be. A banner at the top of his profile page read, “We hope people who love Mark will find comfort in the thing others share to remember and celebrate his life”, Engaget said.

But it seemed to be on whoever was viewing the page, and not individual accounts — a few of us didn’t see any issues when scrolling through the social network’s pages, Engadget said.

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