Twitter forgot about dead people.
The social media giant awkwardly copped to that fact late Wednesday morning with a tweet admitting that, perhaps, its recently announced plan to free up inactive accounts for new registration may not have been entirely thought through. Specifically, the company admitted to overlooking the impact such a process might have on accounts that once belonged to the dearly departed.
“We’ve heard you on the impact that this would have on the accounts of the deceased,” wrote the company. “This was a miss on our part.”
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