On most social sites, the process of celebrating someone’s life is limited to a few specific actions. Maybe you would click “Like” next to a post that contained a moving tribute, or view a few photos that floated into your social stream. You might comment and reconnect briefly with someone, or share your own photos and memories.
But after these brief actions, what is there to move you forward in your grief or make these re-connections strong enough to actually stick? In the real world, memorials are built so that people can travel to them and revisit these strong emotions. Shouldn’t mourning online be a process that one can revisit later as well?Read More