In a glitch that happened on Friday, the social network was memorializing users, even though they were still alive. Some profile pages had messages telling users to “find comfort” and “celebrate” their friends’ lives.
Not even Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg himself was immune to the bug.
The commemorative status is usually used when a person passes away. Their page is then switched to the memorizalized version of their profile.
A Facebook spokesperson confirmed that the bug had been fixed.
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