LivesOn: Twitter ghost keeps tweeting when you’re dead
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Death is never popular, even in social media: the poor guy behind @death on Twitter has zero followers.
You might think your online fans will lose interest when you kick the bucket, but an upcoming app says it will let you keep tweeting from beyond the grave.
LivesOn will host Twitter accounts that continue to post updates when users shed this mortal coil.
Developers claim the app’s artificial-intelligence engine will analyze your Twitter feed, learn your likes and syntax, and then post tweets in a similar vein when you’re gone.
You’ll become an AI construct, a proverbial ghost in the machine.
The app will launch in March, according to Guardian News. People who sign up will be asked to appo… [Read more]
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