Real estate website admits it erred in sending Robin Williams email

An alert from ListedBy broke the news of the comedian and actor’s death. Management realized it had overstepped and issued a mea culpa.

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This obviously is not directly related to real estate, but sometimes news transcends topics and when something so shocking happens we feel it our duty to report to our hundreds of thousands of members. As a long time Robin Williams fan we grant our sincere condolences to his family and it is a reminder for all of us how important every day is.

Unless you’re CNN or The Huffington Post or TMZ, leave news like this to the news pros. is not part of that crowd, and should have stood on the sidelines. Wisely, soon realized the error of its ways. Not long after the email reporting Williams’ death went out, the website rushed out an apologetic follow-up email:

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