Tuesday, September 16, 2014

FW: Fantastic Headline

 from my friend Sam

Grandmas keep accidentally tagging themselves as Grandmaster Flash on Facebook

The internet correspondence of the world's elders has always been a wonderful thing, filled with email subject headings  like 'MESSAGE FROM YOUR DAD' and text messages kept to about 12 characters despite length limits no longer really being a thing.

It is grandparents' foray into Facebook that has been the most adorable however, with comments left in the wrong places, superfluous sign-offs and plenty of ALL CAPS.

The latest error arises from Facebook's auto-suggest tagging feature, which is causing anyone who starts writing 'grandma' to be presented with a link to pioneering hip hop DJ Grandmaster Flash.

Full article at http://www.independent.co.uk/news/weird-news/lists/grandmas-keep-accidentally-tagging-themselves-as-grandmaster-flash-on-facebook-9728582.html


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