While on the senior class trip to the University of Alabama’s Anatomical Donation Center, one high school student did what many high school students do… she took a selfie. (For those non-web savvy readers, a “selfie” is when someone takes a photo of themselves with their phone.)
The issue here is that she opted to include a cadaver in this picture.
After a plea through a YouTube on Wednesday, John Berlin on Thursday received an auto-generated video from Facebook that showcases his deceased son’s top photos and posts on the social network. The Berlin family gathered Friday to watch the video.
As mobile technology grows, more tools and apps are being created every day to help users manage their business needs. Last year, we told you about 8 Mobile Apps Every Funeral Director Should Try based on feedback from more than 300 funeral directors surveyed.
Here is a list of 8 More Mobile Apps we think every funeral director should try.
After Her Marine Boyfriend’s Death, Woman Finds Their Story Told By Facebook’s 10-Year Anniversary Video
“Sometimes when I’m lonely, I go back and read everything he sent to me,” Kimmy writes. “I didn’t think about it much then, but having it all in one place took on a complete new meaning when I lost Will forever.”
Starting this week, ASD will be sharing interesting #FuneralDirectorFacts that most people don’t know to help educate others about dedication of funeral professionals.
Facebook has just announced a slight tweak to the Newsfeed algorithm. The newest version of the Newsfeed will show fewer text-based status updates from Pages, but will serve more text-based status updates from users.
The good news for Pages administrators is that Facebook will probably be distributing more status updates from Pages that are media- or link-based, as opposed to text-based.
According to a blog post, Facebook learned through testing that, the more simple, text-only status updates people see, the more they share. In fact, the initial test resulted in an average of 9 million more status updates written every day.
Meanwhile the number of Facebook users in the 55+ age demographic exploded, seeing 80.4 percent growth from 2011 to 2013.
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A Facebook engineer said Thursday that the social network has informally experimented with an alternative to “like”: specifically, the “sympathize” button. Facebook’s members have for years demanded a less cheery way to quickly respond to friends’ posts, pointing out that “liking” becomes awkward and inappropriate when someone posts about a breakup, a death or even just a bad day.