‘Social’ media doesn’t recognise death

When I go on ‘Linked In’, I’m often reminded to congratulate an old friend of mine for having been in business for x years.

The problem is, this old friend passed on some time ago…

Today I was reminded by Facebook that it was a relative’s birthday. Again, this person has been dead for some time. Nevertheless, I followed the link and found that no fewer than five of this person’s ‘friends’ had wished him a happy birthday.

So not only does the Internet suffer from linkrot and media rot, it also suffers from a lack of sanity checking.

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About pendantry

Phlyarologist (part-time) and pendant. Campaigner for action against anthropogenic global warming (AGW) and injustice in all its forms. Humanist, atheist, notoftenpist. Wannabe poet, writer and astronaut.
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2 Responses to ‘Social’ media doesn’t recognise death

  1. So what’s the solution??

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