Why does Facebook think we are all dead?

They say Facebook helps you live longer, but now, we're not so sure.

Today, when multiple AOL.com editors logged into their Facebook accounts, they all discovered the dismal truth: Much like Bruce Willis at the end of The Sixth Sense, they've actually been dead the whole time.

Their deaths were conveniently announced at the top of their Facebook profiles, accompanied by a lovely blue remeberance flower, for the entire world to see.

Gone too soon.

Forever in our hearts.

Didn't deserve to go out like this.


Legends never die.

Sending thoughts and prayers.

Heaven gained another angel.

Since they're all sitting here in the office, very much alive, our editors are obviously aware that this is just a technical glitch.

But still, you have to admit -- it's a little bit spooky to log in to your social media accounts and read about your own untimely demise.

Naturally, people have already begun sharing photos of the creepy error on Twitter.

See people react to news of their own "death" on Twitter:

Facebook is killing off its users
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Facebook is killing off its users
So Facebook is falsely notifying people that users are dead, including me..... https://t.co/tBSbpMcEFN
Zuck dead https://t.co/J8y5LbfQBz
FB talking to me like I’m already dead https://t.co/D2YxdPJmRC
In the meantime though APPARENTLY FACEBOOK THINKS I'M DEAD. https://t.co/F0JMSJEEwJ
Omg catch this bug while its hot: facebook has memorialized all of its accounts accidentally. We're all dead!!!!!! https://t.co/eqbtL7iGas
dreams can come tru thx @facebook https://t.co/9TNFwg8si0
What the actual fuck Facebook, why are you suggesting I'm dead??? https://t.co/EspYnb8gvD
Facebook thinks I'm dead, which is about as accurate as its ability to share factual news https://t.co/bXIoNTwWX8
Facebook thinking we’re all dead is the only thing that makes sense after Tuesday https://t.co/UZxI2OncR6
Facebook what is happening i am not dead. https://t.co/irVc3UvJ8Y
Facebook thinks I’m dead https://t.co/rcrrGtbG7O
in other news, Facebook's algorithm thinks that i ****died**** based on the messages i'm getting #RIPme https://t.co/IfoCDumNCi
Hey @Facebook -- maybe labeling everybody's page as a memorial is kind of a bad idea during a rash of nationwide riots and hate crimes?

AOL.com was going to reach out to Facebook for comment, but seeing as The Zuck himself has also kicked the bucket, we figured they might have bigger things to deal with at the moment.

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