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Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Thursday, April 27, 2006

Mourning Death Online

Following on the heels of online dating, mourning those who have recently died has moved into cyberspace.

An article in today's New York Times, Warren St. John, Rituals of Grief Go Online, NY Times, April 27, 2006, explains the growing phenomena of people expressing grief on various types of websites including:

  • "Social" sites originally maintained by the now deceased person such as MySpace.com.
  • Professional obituary services such as Legacy.com.
  • Funeral homes sites.

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