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Dealing with a Facebook profile after someone dies

When someone dies, deciding what to do with their Facebook profile may not be the first thing on your agenda.  But when Martin died suddenly, his …

How Twitter has changed tragedy

I remember aimlessly scrolling through Twitter when the first tweets came through from the Boston Globe reporting of explosions at the 2013 Boston Marathon. After the …

How do you mourn the friends you make online?

When you think of mourning, what comes to mind? For most of us, you may think of someone’s favourite food or a nice memory or silly …

Sharing death on social media – can it go too far?

We now check Facebook upwards of 14 times and spend over 2 hours a day on social media. It’s safe to say  it has truly become …

How we ritualise death in a digital world

From the 40 day mourning period we see in the Muslim faith, to white being the colour of mourning in China – all religions and cultures …

How the Internet of Things can help the end of life process.

The Internet of Things. It sounds a little silly doesn’t it? I mean the internet is pretty much a constant in our daily lives, so what …

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How Twitter has changed tragedy

I remember aimlessly scrolling through Twitter when the first tweets came through from...

How do you mourn the friends you make online?

When you think of mourning, what comes to mind? For most of us, you may think of...

Sharing death on social media – can it go too far?

We now check Facebook upwards of 14 times and spend over 2 hours a day on social media....

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When should you consider yourself old?

If you think you’re looking old, you’re wrong. According to health experts, as a...

Are other European countries better at planning for death than the UK?

Here’s a look at the differences between the UK and the rest of Europe when it comes to...

Top 10 Funeral Songs

For those about to rock, we salute you. For those about to die, we recommend you read...

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