Who Wants to Live Forever? Living, Dying and Grieving in Our Digital Society

  title={Who Wants to Live Forever? Living, Dying and Grieving in Our Digital Society},
  author={Debra J. Bassett},
  journal={The Social Sciences},
Almost ubiquitous hardware technology, such as smart phones, ensures that social networking sites are part of users’ everyday norms and routines. However, some are now using these new communication technologies to deal with the issues of death, dying and grief. With the hope of being able to create digital memories to leave behind for future generations, the opportunity to “live on” and become digitally immortal is seen as empowering to some: but what about those left behind? Through a review… 
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