What a trip! I’ve been walking back in time through seven years of tweets and it’s quite a revelation. No wonder I didn’t believe in Twitter in 2007. I fundamentally misunderstood it, just like I didn’t quite get how Twitter chose to give access to archival Tweets. It seemed so counterintuitive. I may have been wrong. Gaining… Continue reading The Twitter Archives
The way we communicate about serious illness and death in our private lives has been utterly transformed by social media. Using Facebook, text and even Twitter, as well as reliable old email, we take our most urgent and affecting news and send it on its digital way, barely stopping to absorb its deep impact on… Continue reading How we communicate death and illness with social media
We made an infographic! Click to enlarge so you can actually read all the death facts for 2012.
The digital afterlife goes social and so does Respectance! With the launch of the new Facebook application Respectance integrates their existing community with social network Facebook. On Respectance, users can instantly create a personalized Tribute for someone who passed away or has been missed for many years already. Family and friends come together on Respectance… Continue reading Introducing New Respectance
Expecting a baby? Click here, and share it with your Facebook friends! Facebook recently introduced a new timeline event to its social network, and it’s called ‘expecting a baby’. The new option gives users the opportunity to share that they are expecting a baby, the due date, whether it’s a boy or a girl and… Continue reading Life & Death
I had to make a new one. The old clip sadly crashed on my computer. It looks a bit like the old one. The music is by Andersson and Gibson. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6IVCXhTTz0]