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Facebook offers fully automated profiles for morons

for the discerning social media slovenFacebook is set to offer fully automated profiles by the end of next year. Users who lack the will to update their status in person at odd intervals will be able to pre-select a lifetime’s worth of status updates that will automatically be posted to their profiles.

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Posted: Mar 2nd, 2015
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Panic as woman goes missing on social media for 10 minutes

‘I was devastated,’ said her mother. ‘I had no idea what she was doing or where she was. I didn’t even know if she’d done her Tesco shop. It was terrifying.’

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Posted: Sep 14th, 2013
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Thousands of accounts re-activated as Facebook release ‘Pointless Status Update’ filter

After a record number of account deactivations in 2012 blamed on ‘mundane update overload’, thousands of users returned to Facebook today following the announcement from the social network giant that a new ‘Pointless Status Update’ filter has been rolled out worldwide.

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Posted: Jul 16th, 2013
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Egyptian hieroglyphs ‘were early examples of Facebook status updates’

far more poking going on than was strictly necessary‘If a pharaoh wanted to let his friends know how he was, he’d just instant message them by carving a status update like ‘wavy line, owl, big eye, smiley face’ onto his wall.’

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Posted: Sep 28th, 2011
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