Facebook fixes glitch that turned profiles into memorial pages

People pass by the stand of Facebook during the Web Summit at Parque das Nacoes, Lisbon on Nov 9, 2016.
People pass by the stand of Facebook during the Web Summit at Parque das Nacoes, Lisbon on Nov 9, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

(REUTERS) - Facebook Inc said on Friday a glitch that changed profiles of several users, including that of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, to memorial pages had been resolved.

A message meant for memorialized profiles was mistakenly posted to other accounts, a company representative said in an emailed statement. "We hope people who love ( name ) will find comfort in the things others share to remember and celebrate ( his/her ) life,"appeared at the top of user profiles, Gizmodo reported.

People took to Twitter to ridicule the glitch. "Facebook thinks I'm dead I guess? That's awkward," Jason Evagelho tweeted.

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