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Facebook after death: an evolving policy in a social network

D. McCallig
2013 International Journal of Law and Information Technology  
This article examines the current policies and the factors which shaped the policy and procedures that define Facebook after death.  ...  The early impact of internal factors, in particular, pressure from users of the social network, who were bound together by technical and contractual limits, set many of the parameters for later changes  ...  Options could include the ability to make an account available a fixed number of years after death or, in particular for social media sites, accounts could be made available to access after the death of  ... 
doi:10.1093/ijlit/eat012 fatcat:2mbtz4fx5rh5pg37p74iphzbie


Justin Grandinetti, Tyler DeAtley, Jeffery Bruinsma
2020 Selected Papers of Internet Research, SPIR  
Finally, What is Dead May Never Die: The Commodification of Death in Social Media studies how user data maintains economic value after death via networks designed to surveil, collect, and commodify the  ...  after their corporeal demise.  ...  Consequently, what emerges is not only a new relation of power in which platforms continue to exploit dead and memorialized profiles, but something even more critical.  ... 
doi:10.5210/spir.v2020i0.11122 fatcat:itnc6rm7ojglhaal3727f3o6zm

Death in digital spaces: social practices and narratives

Stefania Graikousi, Maria Sideri
2020 International Conference on Cultural Informatics, Communication & Media Studies  
experience, despite the fact that in Western societies death is considered to be a private affair.Methods: This paper based on an in-depth review of the literature deals with death as an event mediated  ...  a user's profile photo by a black background in cases of grieving, demonstrate emphatically the new dimensions that the event of death takes on Internet and social media, leading to the building of a public  ...  So, since no user can connect with someone after his/her death, the social circle of the dead closes, but he/she remains a visible node in the social network (Graikousi, 2019) .  ... 
doi:10.12681/cicms.2728 fatcat:tdidifoczreuxeps2cgbbbxbau

Introduction to the Special Issue on the Death, Afterlife, and Immortality of Bodies and Data

Connor Graham, Martin Gibbs, Lanfranco Aceti
2013 The Information Society  
This special issue poses questions concerning death, afterlife and immortality in the age of the Internet.  ...  Third, the discussion of the management of the digital self after death has only begun. We conclude by posing further questions concerning the prospect of emerging cities of the dead.  ...  8 How is Facebook impacting rituals around (after-)death in these countries, if at all?  ... 
doi:10.1080/01972243.2013.777296 fatcat:zeqobol7qnay7oe2w4atm6wzpu

Beyond the Grave: Facebook as a Site for the Expansion of Death and Mourning

Jed R. Brubaker, Gillian R. Hayes, Paul Dourish
2013 The Information Society  
Based on our qualitative study of death and mourning online, we identify the way that social networking sites enable expansion-temporally, spatially, and socially-of public mourning.  ...  Rather than looking at online practices as disruptions of traditional practices of grief and memorialization, we examine them as new sites in which public mourning takes place.  ...  In each pass, researchers analyzed the same data through an evolving and synthesizing lens.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01972243.2013.777300 fatcat:4kcdrrw765htjgnnu4zdiye7ge

"What Happens To My Facebook Profile When I Die?" : Legal Issues Around Transmission Of Digital Assets On Death

Lilian Edwards, Edina Harbinja
2013 Zenodo  
"Digital assets" within this chapter are defined widely and not exclusively to include a huge range of intangible information goods associated with the online or digital world: including social network  ...  Domain names, for example are an obvious example of an economic asset which may be crucial to the branding and thus the profitability of a business.  ...  "Anti-social networking" in Brown I. ed Research Handbook on Internet Governance (Edward Elgar, forthcoming 2013).103 An obvious problem might be if such an election meets the formal requirements of a  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.8375 fatcat:7okfqj5f65eb3fx3a4yldgxony

Security and privacy considerations in digital death

Michael E. Locasto, Michael Massimi, Peter J. DePasquale
2011 Proceedings of the 2011 workshop on New security paradigms workshop - NSPW '11  
We contemplate a potential approach to dealing with credentials after death by using cloud computing.  ...  This research paper highlights an emerging paradigm: gracefully dealing with expired digital identities in a secure, privacypreserving fashion.  ...  Massimi acknowledges support from the GRAND NCE (a Canada Network Centre of Excellence).  ... 
doi:10.1145/2073276.2073278 dblp:conf/nspw/LocastoMD11 fatcat:jrizrqix5rc5fevicoqnl7rzjq

'What Happens to My Facebook Profile When I Die?' : Legal Issues Around Transmission of Digital Assets on Death

Lilian Edwards, Edina Harbinja
2013 Social Science Research Network  
The court, interestingly, refused to rule on whether Facebook could legitimately disclose the records to the family voluntarily, leaving both the social network and the family in an unfortunate state of  ...  A connected and less often aired problem is that contract rules are a matter of private bargaining not social policy.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2222163 fatcat:7paiqjmmwbhtbgpw6koh5vmxym

#Funeral and Instagram: death, social media, and platform vernacular

Martin Gibbs, James Meese, Michael Arnold, Bjorn Nansen, Marcus Carter
2014 Information, Communication & Society  
This research also directly contributes to the understanding of death and digital media by examining how social media is being mobilized in relation to death, the differences that different media platforms  ...  amongst wider networks of acquaintances, friends, and family.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by the Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Projects funding scheme (project number DP140101871); and the Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society.  ... 
doi:10.1080/1369118x.2014.987152 fatcat:53gcqkoskjfh3jdqov73pynsea


Ylva Hård af Segerstad, Jo Bell, Korina Giaxoglou, Stacey Pitsillides, Daphna Yeshua-Katz, Kathleen Cumiskey, Larissa Hjorth
2020 Selected Papers of Internet Research, SPIR  
There is a need to synthesize insights from death sociology and interdisciplinary death online studies in order to shape an agenda for an integrated study of the offline and the online that can capture  ...  under which death, dying and bereavement are talked about, storied, and made socially visible and the ways in which technology plays a vital part in coping with mortality.  ...  Life, death and taboo: technological futures of curiosity and critique. Paper presented at AoIR 2020: The 21 th Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers. Virtual Event: AoIR.  ... 
doi:10.5210/spir.v2020i0.11125 fatcat:uoj44xnhjbgklmq7t4grk4x72q

A Sort of Permanence: Digital Remains and Posthuman Encounters with Death

Ylva Hård af Segerstad, Jo Bell, Daphna Yeshua-Katz
2022 Conjunctions Transdisciplinary Journal of Cultural Participation  
In doing so we seek to increase our understanding of the (post)human encounter with death and the human capabilities of digital remains.  ...  With a posthumanist perspective we explore how user-driven engagement with digital remains are changing and diversifying existing practices related to loss and grieving.  ...  After his death, the widow of an enthusiastic Facebook and WhatsApp user (Rami) continued to use the smartphone he left behind and his social media accounts to share messages and publish posts.  ... 
doi:10.2478/tjcp-2022-0001 fatcat:zx35xcdccjch3gfe2shfkhbsqe

Cardiovascular Death in the Regional Hospital of Koudougou

Koudougou Jonas Kologo, Relwendé Aristide Yaméogo, Joel Bamouni, Stéphane Balima, Georges Rosario Christian Millogo, Patrice Zabsonré
2016 OALib  
Cardiovascular diseases are a real public health concern in our countries undergoing an epidemiological transition.  ...  Cardiovascular diseases actually are a real public health concern all over the world and more specifically in the developing countries.  ...  The persistence of this status after more than two decades shows the failure of health policies conducted in such countries.  ... 
doi:10.4236/oalib.1103179 fatcat:yeoaui5cybf2dklygyqwcbysru

Multiscale dynamical network mechanisms underlying aging from birth to death [article]

M. Zheng, Z. Cao, Y. Vorobyeva, P. Manrique, C. Song, N.F. Johnson
2017 arXiv   pre-print
So far, it has proved impossible to measure the continuous-time evolution of any in vivo organism network from birth to death.  ...  Dying emerges as an extended process associated with the formation of large but disjoint functional sub-networks together with an increasingly detached core.  ...  However, an important policy implication from Eq. (1) Figure 1 : 1 Organism network evolution.  ... 
arXiv:1706.00667v1 fatcat:ue2kbjuw5rh3foplbl4ts53pxe

Multiscale dynamical network mechanisms underlying aging of an online organism from birth to death

M. Zheng, Z. Cao, Y. Vorobyeva, P. Manrique, C. Song, N. F. Johnson
2018 Scientific Reports  
Given that diverse complex systems have statistical similarities in their time-aggregated networks, and given the generic definition of an organism as a system of interdependent parts, a deeper understanding  ...  So far, it has proved impossible to measure the continuous-time evolution of any in vivo organism network from birth to death.  ...  A data file containing the data for the figures in this paper is presented online.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41598-018-22027-z pmid:29476170 pmcid:PMC5824793 fatcat:gaxb4b7xsjdvroidsrj6zk2rg4

Death and Lulz: Understanding the personality characteristics of RIP trolls

Kathryn C. Seigfried-Spellar, Siddharth S. Chowdhury
2017 First Monday  
Trolling on the Internet is a form of deviant behavior that borderlines cyberharassment.  ...  By understanding the personality and morality differences between trolls and non-trolls, we may be able to identify those individuals at risk for engaging in different forms of online harassment.  ...  “How risky are social networking sites?  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v22i11.7861 fatcat:6tfjezxncrbnnpsc326ejrri3i
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