Facebook glitch listed thousands of people as dead

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Facebook glitch listed thousands of people as dead
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Maybe Facebook knows something the general public doesn’t, and let slip that we’re actually all living in heaven, hell, or some strange happy medium.

Facebook glitch turned profiles into memorial pages

On Friday afternoon, Facebook users reacted in horror when a Facebook glitch made thousands of Facebook profiles listed as memorial pages.

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A memorial page is set up after a Facebook user dies so that people can remember the user after their passing.

At 3:30 p.m. EST, thousands of users looked like they were dead on Facebook, including founder Mark Zuckeberg and this very much alive author.

facebook glitch made thousands users appear dead

Within seconds of the error popping up, users took to Twitter, another social medium to declare that they weren’t dead.

facebook glitch made thousands users appear dead

facebook glitch made thousands users appear dead

facebook glitch made thousands users appear dead

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