Grandmas keep accidentally tagging themselves as Grandmaster Flash on Facebook

Auto-suggest conflates grandmas and hip hop DJs

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.

Here are just a handful of examples:

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'Grandpa and Grandmaster Flash' proved quite the pairing.

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Some grandmas realised their error.

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To be fair to septuagenarians and above, grandchildren are making the mistake too.

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And the mistakes aren't being over-estimated, Grandmaster Flash himself has now discussed his burgeoning grandma fanbase.

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H/T grampaandgrandmasterflash.tumblr.com

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