When Will Facebook Have More Profiles of Dead People Than Profiles of Living People? by xkcd

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xkcd tackles the question “When, if ever, will Facebook contain more profiles of dead people than of living ones?” in the latest edition of what if? According to xkcd, depending on Facebook’s trajectory over the coming decades, there could be more dead Facebook members than living members as early as 2060. what if? is a weekly feature in which xkcd answers reader-submitted hypothetical questions about science. When he is not busy solving science, xkcd writes a popular webcomic.

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