While he was vacationing with his wife, Kuro5hin
founder Rusty Foster was killed — at least in the eyes of Facebook
. NBC News details how it happened: a "pal" pranked both Foster and Facebook by notifying the social site of Foster's supposed death
, providing as documentation the obituary of another, much older man by the same name. Getting the Facebook version of his life back took some doing; based on this article it seems much easier to convince Facebook that you're dead than that you're alive.