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Can There be Life After Death Online?
As Older Users Join Facebook, Network Grapples With Death - NYTimes.com_1279721167196.jpeg

Why limit our social networking just because we're dead? Brief ruminations on online life after death. Read the whole thing at the Peep Diaries blog: http://bit.ly/dyrWPU

"But our widespread embrace of Peep Culture suggests that we might want something else: new ways to continue living on through social media after our deaths. Why should the dead not be allowed to have any new ‘friends’ (when, after all, those friends are entirely virtual and illusory anyway?). Why can’t the dead decline to attend events, leave comments on other people’s pages, etc. etc. Why shouldn’t the dead continue to discuss their own wants and needs?"