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YIP_Yik-Chun_Sociology_Social Media and Death.pptx (2.16 MB)

YIP_Yik-Chun_Sociology_Social Media and Death.pptx

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posted on 2021-09-01, 02:23 authored by Yik Chun YipYik Chun Yip
Employing Ethnographic Methods, including Interviews and the "Walk-through Method" to studying Digital Applications, the Researcher investigates the Digital Remains left behind by Deceased Persons, Specifically Social Media Users, to uncover how their post-mortem existence exerts its Memorial and Ritualistic Influence upon their Survivors, as well as the actions of Survivors, ranging from Family to Strangers, in Managing, Maintaining, and Negotiating the often Contentious Meanings of these Digital Landscapes.