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The time period after a famous person's death, during which social media is filled with eulogies and memorials dedicated to said person. This can make social media almost unusable for a day or two.
Well I can't use facebook today.

Why?

David Bowie's digital wake. Every two seconds there's a new post about him.
by Confuseus April 22, 2016
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The period of time after a famous person's death, during which social media is filled with posts memorializing said person's life and accomplishments. This can effectively render social media unusable.
Can't use facebook today. It's David Bowie's digital wake.
by Confuseus April 22, 2016
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