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Social Media’s saving grace: Preserving people you knew long after they’re gone

Editor’s Note: I’ve been republishing some classic Skeptical Guy posts throughout the summer. This one is my original Skeptical Guy post from July 2017. SOMETIMES WHEN I’M ON social media, I see dead people. Just yesterday, when I was scrolling through my LinkedIn contacts, I was struck by two things: one, that these contacts represent the

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What Do You Do When a Social Media Connection Goes to the Great Beyond?

Editor’s Note: When I originally wrote this in February of 2011, I had four (4) people in my 1st Level LinkedIn contacts who had died yet still lived on in my social media. As I re-post this in July 2017, that number has doubled. It makes me wonder: perhaps this kind of immortality is social

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