Respectance fully understands that consumer behaviour changes towards death, grief and expressing emotions, and is offering the new way consumers want to interact and engage with death, dealing with a loss, and share that with the people around. Why should you use Respectance? Losing a loved one is hard. To help you and let you hold… Continue reading Everyone has memories to share, keep them alive forever.
Click here to go to Respectance Respectance’s new platform has officially been launched. To celebrate this, Respectance offers one free year of sponsorship to all existing tributes and two months of free sponsorship to all new tributes. Let’s have a look at Respectance’s new and improved functionalities. Always and everywhere Respectance Last year our users… Continue reading Respectance #RIP
Death by numbers First subject on the infographic is the overall death facts of 2013. For example, did you know that last year 56.608.240 people have died, including 5.003.573 because of smoking? Some very shocking facts you’ll never think about until you’re confronted. Besides that, there’s a list of the most discussed deaths in 2013.… Continue reading #RIP 2013
A father learned that his 13-year-old son had been killed in a road accident when the boy’s public school announced it on its website. William Avery-Wright had been knocked down by a Land Rover as he crossed a main road on his way to rugby practice. He was taken to hospital after the… Continue reading What Happens When Tributes Are Made Too Soon..
You’ve written your will. You’ve talked to your family about end-of-life care. But have you toldGoogle what you want to happen to your Gmail or YouTube accounts? That’s the stated purpose behind a tool the search giant announced Thursday: Inactive Account Manager. (In a blog post, the company admitted it was “not a great name.”) It covers all Google accounts,… Continue reading Google’s Inactive Account Manager
We are in the midst of a “narcissism epidemic,” concluded psychologists Jean M. Twnege and W. Keith Campbell in their 2009 book. One study they describe showed that among a group of 37,000 college students, narcissistic personality traits rose just as quickly as obesity from the 1980s to the present. Fortunately for narcissists, the continued explosion… Continue reading Don’t Let Popularity Set Your Standard
Study: Facebook May Improve Memory Broadening online worlds could help maintain and improve cognitive abilities in old age. Conor Friedersdorf recently put forward an interesting question: At what age will you stop using Facebook? Many of the college students, now twentysomethings, who made up Facebook’s original user base may already be feeling the fatigue. But it… Continue reading Does Facebook improve your memory?
A new Twitter service will allow users to carry on their stream of consciousness in 140 characters or less from beyond the grave. LivesOn will analyse users’ Twitter feeds to learn their ‘likes, tastes, [and] syntax’ to continue posting similar messages, updates and links after they’ve passed. The service, due to launch in March, promises:… Continue reading ‘When your heart stops beating, you’ll keep tweeting’