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Facebook declares founder Mark Zuckerberg 'dead' by mistake

Media reports indicated that some two million errant memorials were posted on profile pages

AFP I PTI  |  San Francisco 

Facebook accidentally declared its founder Mark Zuckerberg and many other users dead, acknowledging after fixing the problem that it had committed a "terrible error." "For a brief period today, a message meant for memorialized profiles was mistakenly posted to other accounts," a Facebook spokesperson told AFP. "This was a terrible error that we have now fixed." Media reports indicated that some two million errant memorials were posted on profile pages. Even Facebook co-founder and chief executive Zuckerberg was memorialized in a ...

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First Published: Sat, November 12 2016. 12:02 IST
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