Does Facebook think I'm dead?

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - Maybe it's a glitch. Maybe it's a way to get you to optimize your Facebook more to your liking.

Either way, it's jarring to all of a sudden see this message at the top of your Facebook page:

Remembering Sonia DG: We hope people who love Sonia will find comfort in the things others share to remember and celebrate her life.

No, I'm not dead Facebook.

And after a pretty crazy week (there was this thing called the Election and I'm a journalist), I'm exhausted but not dead.

I really hope Facebook is trying to help us optimize our settings for when we do die, but this is still weird.

People are tweeting about being memorialized:

 

 

I've sent a message to them hoping for a response... we'll see what they say.

 

 

 

 


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