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

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….

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

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

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.

Social Media Week: 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

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.

Celebrating the Mexican Day of the Dead, showcase

Celebrating the Mexican Day of the Dead, showcase

Press Releases   •   Aug 06, 2013 06:40 BST

Dying Matters annual 'Day of the Dead' showcase will take place in London on Friday 1st November, 2013. The event will play host to many different speakers and workshops during the day.

The Good Funeral Awards 2013

The Good Funeral Awards 2013

Press Releases   •   Jul 30, 2013 07:58 BST

The Good Funeral Awards 2013 recognise outstanding services to the bereaved for those whose lives are at an end. Nominations are open but CLOSE ON THE 31st JULY. There are 15 very different categories to nominate people and organisations in.

An Undertakers most 'Frequently Asked Questions' (FAQs)

An Undertakers most 'Frequently Asked Questions' (FAQs)

Press Releases   •   Jul 29, 2013 15:57 BST

Leverton & Sons have been Independent Funeral Directors in London since 1789. Richard Putt one of the Directors at Leverton's has answered some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ's) that he and other funeral directors encounter

Dying Matters Awareness Week Popup Shop in London

Dying Matters Awareness Week Popup Shop in London

Press Releases   •   May 21, 2013 07:49 BST

Last week DeadSocial helped to raise the awareness of Dying Matters Awareness Week by taking over a popup space on Camden high street and hosting a series of events over the course of the week. They transformed the pop-up space (donated by the Collective Pop-up as part of a Mayor of London initiative) into an immersive gallery with a strong focus on death, life, hopes and dreams.

DeadSocial support Dying Matters Awareness Week 2013

DeadSocial support Dying Matters Awareness Week 2013

Press Releases   •   May 12, 2013 09:51 BST

DeadSocial will be running a popup coffee shop during Dying Matters Awareness Week 2013 (13th - 19th May 2013) The 'DeadSocial Popup Coffee Shop' will be open between 10am-5.30pm Monday-Saturday on Camden High Street, London. It will play host to a number of events, workshops, discussion and seminars over the course of the week.

DeadSocial Compared with Google's Inactive Account Manager

DeadSocial Compared with Google's Inactive Account Manager

Press Releases   •   Apr 12, 2013 17:19 BST

Today Google announced their 'Inactive Account Manager' tool. This allows you to tell Google what to do with your data after you're gone, whether you want to share it with family and friends or delete it altogether. DeadSocial on the other hand (launched last month) enables us to keep sending out messages to our friends and family once we have died directly to Facebook and Twitter.

Charlie Brooker's 'Black Mirror Software' To Be Released For Free?

Charlie Brooker's 'Black Mirror Software' To Be Released For Free?

Press Releases   •   Feb 12, 2013 05:12 GMT

Last night's episode of Charlie Brooker's 'Black Mirror' sent Twitter into overdrive as a truly engaging and thought provoking episode aired on Channel 4. The 'Be Right Back' story highlighted some of the same themes that the UK Startup 'DeadSocial' are addressing ahead of their upcoming platform launch.

Hospices receive a live video stream from the Pantomime 'Cinderella' this Christmas

Hospices receive a live video stream from the Pantomime 'Cinderella' this Christmas

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2012 11:15 GMT

A London Theatre will be streaming the pantomime ‘Cinderella’ to hospices across the UK live and for free this Christmas. This initiative is supported by DeadSocial and it is being rolled out nationally across the national network of hospices and hospice patient families via the umbrella organisations Together for Short Lives and the UK-wide charity, Help the Hospices.

DeadSocial reaches out to potential “Celebrity beta users” ahead of The Next Web Conference 2012

DeadSocial reaches out to potential “Celebrity beta users” ahead of The Next Web Conference 2012

Press Releases   •   Apr 24, 2012 07:30 BST

DeadSocial is a UK Startup that allows anyone to create a series of scheduled & secret messages. These messages are then only distributed across the user's Facebook, Twitter and Google+ account(s) after he or she dies. Today DeadSocial reached out to celebrities via their blog asking them to get in contact or to send tweets of support.

DeadSocial announced as a finalist in The Next Web's Startup Rally

DeadSocial announced as a finalist in The Next Web's Startup Rally

Press Releases   •   Apr 06, 2012 15:09 BST

DeadSocial, the platform that allows users to send messages to their private social networks once they have died has been announced as a finalist in the The Next Web's 'Startup Rally' later this month.