LOS ANGELES • A fan wrote to the Star Trek actor: “@WilliamShatner I thought you might want to know you’re dead.”
He additionally posted a screenshot of an commercial that carried a tribute to the actor.
An upset Shatner then shot again at Facebook, which had promoted the commercial, tweeting: “What’s up with you allowing this Acocet Retail Sales ad to pass your muster?”
According to People journal, Facebook’s director of product administration Rob Leathern later knowledgeable the actor – who celebrated his 87th birthday yesterday – that the commercial had been yanked out.
The screw-up is the most recent blow for the social media large after experiences surfaced that political information agency Cambridge Analytica, which labored for Mr Donald Trump’s presidential marketing campaign, had managed to mine the accounts of greater than 50 million customers.
Last month, on-line experiences additionally surfaced on Facebook – and Twitter – that stated Rocky star Sylvester Stallone had been knocked out for good, prompting the actor to disclaim the news that he had died.