How the internet is changing the way we grieve
- By: Jo Bell / The Conversation Canada
In the past, a relative, friend, partner would pass away, and in time, all that would be left would be memories and a collection of photographs. These days the dead are now forever present online and digital encounters with someone who has passed away are becoming a common experience.
How the digital age has changed our approach to death and grief
- By: Tony Walter / The Conversation Canada
Keeping off social media when grieving or vulnerable could help avoid trolls
- By: Ciarán Mc Mahon / The Conversation Canada
When I read that Robin William’s daughter Zelda was deleting her Twitter and Instagram because of abusive messages in the aftermath of her father’s death, I recalled Richard Dawkins’ book The Selfish Gene.