4- Virtual Afterlives
them when someone in their network passes away. In similar construct, Lebanon’s online portal Khoolood, hosts a virtual cemetery and shrine for mourners to continue to communicate with and commemorate their departed. The platform keeps a log of condolences and alerts users to ‘death anniversaries’ of the deceased.
Early last year, Facebook introduced its "legacy contact" feature — think of it as an emergency contact for your account in the case of death – to delegate the management of one‘s account after their death.
El Wafeyat Online Obituary Platform, Egypt Data Source: US Census Bureau