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Published: July 31, 2018

Today, social media has infiltrated nearly every aspect of our lives. There are a number of pros and cons related to how social media can be incorporated into funerals. Here we take a look at some of them.

It may not always be possible to contact people that have lost touch with the deceased. This is something that social media allows you to do very easily.You can have a network of people that know others, who will inform the latter about the passing.A single post is more than enough to inform literally hundreds of people about the the death of your family member or friend. This saves you a significant amount of time and stress.Social media avenues such as Facebook give you the option to create a memorial page, for a person who has passed. That can be a nice way of remembering a loved one.Cons

Some people feel that getting the news of the death of someone they knew, via social media, is very impersonal.Family members or someone very close to the deceased may want to be informed about the death personally. If they happen to read this information on a social media platform, they may feel insulted or hurt.Common Etiquette

Even today many people feel that social media isn’t something which should be part of a funeral. If you are planning to post news of a death on social media, there are certain etiquette's to keep in view such as:
Avoid posting inappropriate pictures.Check whether the family would like to broadcast this information first before you post anything.If you want to know more about funeral services, don’t hesitate to contact us at The Jerry Spears Company. Our team will be happy to help.

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