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Regardless of interview mode, ipants used familiar funerary and death related similes— participants shared related artifacts, including e-mails, particularly with graveyards and tombstones—to describe obituaries, news articles, public Facebook groups, and their experiences and concerns: This range is particularly visible and synthesizing lens. A shared perspective emerged as in the differing perspectives of two participants: We then produced a set of requests for attention: Using these memos, we conducted a appropriate.
In contrast, her husband Kevin speculated that users FINDINGS post messages because they continue to see the profile as Analysis of our qualitative data revealed three interrelated symbolically belonging to the deceased: But at the the deceased, including news of a death, public expres- same point, this is his account.
So I feel like on some level sions of grief, and representations of the dead. Facebook to memorialize the dead. For example, when Interviewees reported numerous strategies for handling Anna described the death of a college friend several the confusion and discomfort present when the profiles of months earlier, she was uncertain about the appropriate- the deceased continue to exist and are used for commu- ness of memorials on Facebook. While she believes that nication, grieving, and support. Facebook Groups are celebrations: So there was a sort of cute picture of the car and a bottle of champagne or wine and a glass or content public, as opposed to profiles that might be re- something.
It was all these funny things; funny little things stricted due to privacy settings.
At the same time, the na- that. Facebook has its own with ways to engage with the dead and fellow mourners language and vernacular, but when it comes to death, par- in ways unlikely in conventional grief practices. Rather ticipants rely on familiar death-related terms e. Such ten- iors observed. The ambiguity users feel when engaging sions and discomforts over new media are scarcely new. In the next section, balance between expanded access to content and the ap- we specifically engage several of the ways in which par- propriateness of engaging with that content in a particular ticipants unexpectedly encountered death-related content, context.
This issue is compounded given that individuals and how they attempt to mitigate those experiences. Still, looking at Facebook through the lens of death dramatically high- Unexpected Encounters lights these tensions and offers designers new challenges Facebook expands the ways in which one might happen in the consideration of SNSs and the applications built on upon information about the deceased.
Our analysis high- them. Participants spoke of their desire to use the profile garding their dead friends. Wall and it was a friend who I would never have associated Participants described the jarring experience of finding with this person. They were from two different sides of the death-related notifications amid more casual content in world and—but somehow they knew each other.
How do you know this impersonal: Facebook and he wanted to know what I was up to. And we Even after the initial discovery, features like the News- had a long conversation on instant messenger. I went on his Facebook Facebook use.
Catherine explained repeatedly seeing sta- to wish him a happy birthday and saw that he had died. It had been nine months or so ago he was in a car accident.
These accounts illustrate how the connections with ca- She was going through this [grieving process] and I under- sual acquaintances or friends on Facebook enable users to stand why she wanted to share on Facebook and. Katrina cer. She is not friends with the deceased and is not part of the Facebook Group; however, she is friends with other The desire to grieve privately also raises issues when classmates who are connected to and support the group.
I had just moved to a new city and I was already hav- high school, ever, barely talked to in high school. I like please participate in this, please come to this fundraiser, wanted my loved ones and really close friends to know that please do this, please do that. Digital content can continue to per- The underlying technology of Facebook also expands sist without such decay, thereby expanding the reach of perimortem interactions beyond traditional temporal and mourning and memorializing.
Facebook automatically ex- social boundaries. However, sist after death. In these their social networks with images, tags, and evidence of cases, Facebook becomes a techno-spiritual system Bell SNS activities. For example, Kevin described Reconnect tombstones. For example, one woman wrote on the Wall of a It would help us each know the Mike that the other one knew.
I would love to know what you. I wish it was as easy as picking up a phone or typing the college Mike was like and the after college Mike was like.
I do miss you and think about you often! Those are people ters, explicit action must be taken. Katrina, for example, that I never had a chance to meet. But this one person eventually removed her deceased classmate from her list wrote a really beautiful obituary. And it was really, really of friends in order to avoid the ongoing notifications about beautifully written; sincerely.
These decisions understand sort of how important diving was to my cousin. Sean described his struggle And then what a great circle of friends she had through with the intentionality he associated with the action of diving.
In one picture where Finn when he changed phones. As with IM instant messaging is exposing his buttocks, Henry explained: Although most struggled with this issue, on up here and he would have loved that.
And he was a not all interviewees were equally concerned. As Catherine really fun guy.
Perpetual camp counselor, right? Content added postmortem presents scribes. Despite the availability of this option, none of death: I be- ized profile, and indeed, many of them were unaware of lieve in heaven. Facebook can prevent memorialized profiles from appearing in systems like Reconnect. However, use Comments like these are incongruous with her own be- of this status does not address one common concern: If Kevin was to die, like I said, I would probably go down after a while and shut down his profile.
The often asynchronous nature anymore. You have to let it just [be] with the family. Interview responses to only to discover that the friend has been dead for weeks the question of who owns the account postmortem varied or even months.
Users ex- Debbie. I sort of through the network in different and sometimes unpre- feel like they had it the way they wanted to, and for some- dictable ways. Finally, in many cases mortal status is not one else to go on there and manage it or doing some other identifiable by the Facebook system, resulting in startling things would sort of violate how they wanted to keep their encounters between the living and the dead, as was the identity.
Temporally, we they often deferred to the wishes of survivors: Katrina into everyday SNS experiences rather than in just funerals and memorials. I guess that would be fine [to keep rials leads to a spatial expansion in which physical bar- the account active], I mean, sort of like whatever would be riers to participation are dissolved.
Cassie and grief practices throughout these SNSs and the result- Most participants identified family members who they ex- ing forms of context collapse in online self-presentation pected would inherit their Facebook accounts, while oth- boyd ; Marwick and boyd Through all of ers, like Molly, seemed unconcerned: In this section, we further elaborate these three and actively presents users with this past content—SNSs expansions as they pertain to the role of death in SNSs to create an infrastructure for a new relationship with our elucidate their relationship both to the experience of death social pasts—one in which failed romances, past embar- on SNSs, and to SNS activity more broadly.
Temporal Expansion Spatial Expansion Temporal expansion can be understood as an increase in both breadth and immediacy.
Temporal expansion distance, resulting in a spatial expansion of the social pro- results in both the immediacy of information enabled by cesses around death and bereavement. This is true of any daily use of SNSs, and breadth of information available number of mediums; however, this research demonstrates as individuals add content from the past and present and the variety of ways in which SNSs broaden the oppor- about the future. Users discover the death of friends and tunities to participate in memorializing practices from a Downloaded by [The UC Irvine Libraries] at Some users, moreover, continue The SNS profile, in particular, provides an ideal space to engage with postmortem profiles, sharing memories, dedicated to the now-deceased user in which others can updates, and speaking to the dead.
As a result, we see participate in the shared production of grief from a mul- the interweaving of death and grieving into the everyday, titude of locations. As spaces, postmortem profiles can rather than in the temporally bound settings of traditional proxy funerary events and allow individuals from diverse funerals and memorials.
The dis- grievers e. It clusion is accompanied by varied opinions and anxieties is important to note, however, that the kinds of temporal about how best to behave on SNSs in relationship to the slippages participants reported on Facebook go hand-in- experience of death.
The strong opinions shared by partic- hand with the expectations social media platforms have ipants were grounded in norms about appropriate behavior enabled. Particularly on Facebook, the constant stream in funerary and memorialized spaces, as well as SNSs as of near-instant information broadcast across browsers, e- a space. However, these norms which can vary wildly on mail, text messages, and mobile applications to name a their own produce multiple and conflicting understand- few has enabled the incorporation of SNS use into every- ings of appropriate behavior—often based on conflicting day life.
Users may com- system daily Facebook However, this appears in fortably adapt norms from funerary spaces to postmortem part responsible for the shock participants reported when profiles.
Previous research on cybermemorials modern ideal ; , suggesting that, in the context has suggested that online spaces can serve as traditional of death and bereavement, users may feel it is inappropri- physical memorials Roberts ; however, the cyber- ate to request that others change their behavior. The ways in which Newsfeed. The configuration of these two spaces on Face- SNSs are designed to promote broad social interaction book results in a broadening of the space in which con- may eliminate the forms of agency over when and how tent may be displayed.
While highly interrelated ents and family members as potential inheritors of a SNS with social expansion, spatial expansion suggests that even account. At a basic level, both SNSs and their riers present challenges to users who are unable to know users make normative assumptions about the mortal status reliably the context in which their content will be received.
Unless explicitly memorialized, postmortem Open questions remain about the ways in which intimate, profiles are treated as belonging to the living. Perhaps even sensitive, and geographically specific content is expressed more telling, if memorialized, Facebook profiles—and the on SNSs, and the potential impact when it is.
This model prioritizes the needs of a now-dead individual Social Expansion over the grieving community that remains. Thus, this social expan- nological systems should evolve to understand and handle sion also serves as a functional collapse of distinctions death in a more nuanced way. If they do not, however, our between social groups and contexts.
While SNSs might findings indicate that users will continue to engage system have originally been conceptualized as spaces allowing features creatively and establish ways in which to connect users with shared interests or activities to interact, the with or ignore the deceased online. Friends often elaborate postmortem tal peers. Through this study of death, we see three no- identities by sharing memories and content, raising ques- table effects resulting from this social expansion that are tions about how best to negotiate differences between the demonstrative of social expansion more broadly: In the absence of profile owners to choose distinct contexts, and an expansion that now includes the what aspects of their lives they want shared, commenters deceased.
Unlike obitu- with whom they may only have casual relationships, or aries, cybermemorials, or Facebook Groups, postmortem with friends from the past, social expansion has resulted profiles are not created by a loved one to honor the dead. Individuals They were created by the dead and are appropriated by who might have otherwise been unaware of an individ- diverse survivors with disparate needs. Unambiguous connections to former friends can quire more than the persistence of the contents of, in this demand uncomfortable consideration of the importance of case, a profile.
In light of the social expansion of SNSs, the home, past, and present—are collapsed together in the role of social arrangements is profound for the living as context of a SNS profile. We saw concerns about how to well. In a related lives of their users, they are finding a growing place inside vein, some content left by parents clearly marked them as a broader ecology of practices surrounding death. SNSs outsiders—guests, uncertain how to behave Brubaker and provide a new space for the bereaved to engage grief that Hayes This uncertainty directly contradicts many is socially situated in the daily lives of users.
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