From Jim Naughton's LinkedIn profile

The problem with dead people on social media

By Steve Outing

Here’s something that social-media services will need to fix soon: There are too many dead people online whose social presences make them appear to be alive — and indeed, I often receive suggestions to “connect” to someone who’s passed away. When will this get fixed, LinkedIn?

Here’s an interactive graphic showing some examples of the dearly departed reaching out to me online. (Click the play button in the middle of the image below.)

Author: Steve Outing Steve Outing is a Boulder, Colorado-based media futurist, digital-news innovator, consultant, journalist, and educator. ... Need assistance with media-company future strategy? Get in touch with Steve!