The World's First 'livINFOGRAPHIC' (the living-Infographic)

Press Releases   •   May 21, 2014 11:21 BST

Over the last few years Infographics have become an extremely effective way to tell stories using data. Infographics are (in short) graphical representations of datasets. DeadSocial have taken this idea one step further and created a 'LivInfographic'. This 'living-infographic' used (near) realtime data from the 'Digital Death Report 2014' and was updated accordingly in the space during the week.

DeadSocial were accepted into Google’s ‘Launchpad’. This is what happened….

Press Releases   •   May 15, 2014 02:32 BST

DeadSocial were recently referred to Google’s ‘Launchpad’ programme by the wonderful folks at ‘Healthbox Europe’. We applied and were lucky enough to be accepted. Along with 10 (or so) other innovative startups we worked intensively. This is a review of what happened.

The Digital Death Survey 2014 is Released

Press Releases   •   May 14, 2014 10:42 BST

DeadSocial have launched the Digital Death Survey 2014. It addresses death and grieving in today's online and connected world. The results from this short survey will be made into a public report and be free to access.

DeadSocial’s ‘Dying Matters Awareness Week Pop-up Shop’ Returns To London

Press Releases   •   Apr 21, 2014 07:40 BST

DeadSocial will be running the ‘Dying Matters Awareness Week Pop-Up shop’ in London. During the week a series of events, workshops and meetups will occur. The 'You only die once' art exhibition will run over the course of the week and include an interactive 'end of life art installation'. All of the events are free and the general public and Healthcare professionals are invited to come along.

'Post-Death control of Digital Assets'. A CDAS Seminar at the University of Bath

Blog posts   •   Jan 02, 2014 21:40 GMT

James Norris (CEO, DeadSocial) will explore how physical assets are heavily intertwined with death, mourning and the rituals behind grieving on the 21st February at the University of Bath. Assets are often used as a way for the living to feel connected to the deceased and to bridge a gap between life and death.

'Mindings, & how Mother became the inspiration'. - Stuart Arnott, ahead of his Social Media Week 2013 Presentation

Blog posts   •   Sep 23, 2013 11:54 BST

Stuart founded Mindings Tablet Application to help those suffering from dementia and loneliness. During 'Death, Digital Demise, Community & Digital Legacy' Stuart will probe why technology is often overlooked as a way to combat loneliness, dementia and end of life care.

What we can learn from 'A Game of Thrones' when planning our own Funeral

Blog posts   •   Sep 06, 2013 06:35 BST

Planning your funeral is often a hard thing to comprehend especially whilst healthy. However, when someone unexpectedly passes away arranging a funeral in keeping with the deceased's wishes is often made more stressful when things haven't been documented. Here are a few lessons learn't from the fictional TV series 'A Game of Thrones'.

Social Media Week Preview: Where does the self begin and end?

Blog posts   •   Sep 05, 2013 14:50 BST

This post was written by Dr. Aaron Balick ahead of Social Media Week 2013. Dr. Aaron Balick is a UKCP registered psychotherapist providing one-to-one psychotherapy, supervision, consultation and other related services located in Clerkenwell, London. Aaron will be speaking at the Social Media Week event 'Death, Digital Demise, Community & Digital Legacy'

Social Media Week: Death, Digital Demise, Community & Digital Legacy

Press Releases   •   Sep 02, 2013 06:30 BST

Death, Digital Demise, Community & Digital Legacy’ is an event hosted by DeadSocial and taking place for Social Media Week, London 2013. It aims to explore society’s changing attitudes and behaviour in relation to ‘end of life’ and mourning. It will be examined from the context of todays’ connected world from a number of differing perspectives.

DeadSocial Shortlisted For The 'Best Internet Bereavement Resource Award' At The Good Funeral Awards

Press Releases   •   Aug 14, 2013 06:50 BST

The judging panel for the Good Funeral Awards sifted through more than 600 nominations for this year’s Good Funeral Awards. DeadSocial are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for an award. We would like to thank the person(s) who put us forward for this very prestigious award and for The Good Funeral Awards for shortlisting us.

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About DeadSocial

DeadSocial is a platform that allows anyone to create a calendar of secret, timed messages. These messages are then only distributed on DeadSocial and across the social web (Facebook, Google+, Twitter) simultaneously after the user dies.

This allows for communication and creativity to occur, those final messages to be told and for us to extend our digital legacy