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Thought event read receipts were bad? Now Facebook wants you to explain your absence

Last week, we learned that Facebook is rolling out totally unnecessary read receipts for event invitations. Now, it appears it also wants you to message the host when you ve declined the invitation. According to a tipster on AdWeek, after selecting Can t Go on an event, a Messenger button appeared to help directly contact the host/inviter. Photo via AdWeek There's two ways to look at this: You could give Facebook the benefit of the doubt since people often leave a message on the wall of the event page to explain why they can t attend. But for those who constantly get event invites from that friend… This story continues at The Next Web
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