A lot of our time and engery is spent raising awareness over the importance of preparing for death from a digital technological perspective. We do this both on and offline through as many mediums as possible.
We are actively engaged with the UK media to help to ensure that all areas surrounding digital death and digital legacy are spoken about and addressed.
We are dedicated for in raising awareness across the globe and in doing so helping us all to have our end of life wishes met both in the virtual and real world. We have been featured in a range of TV programmes, radio, newspapers and online online publications across the globe. If you would like to read what has been said about us in your native language click on the relevant link below:
- Arabic - CNN Arabic / آخر الأخبار السياسية ...
- Azerbaijani - Publika
- Chinese - NOWnews 今日新聞
- Czech - Hospodářské noviny (IHNED.cz)
- Danish - Jyllands-Posten
- Dutch - De Morgan
- English - The Guardian
- French - PresseCitron
- German - Die Presse
- Hebrew - The Marker / אתר חדשות כלכלה ונתוני בורסה ...
- Japanese - ReadWrite日本版：最先端のWEB ...
- Pakistan - Haramari Web
- Polish - Wyborczyborcz
- Portuguese - Poracaso
- Romanian - Romania Libera
- Russian - НТВ / Новости, видео, передачи телеканала НТВ ...
- Spanish - CNN
- Swedish - SvD | Sveriges kvalitetssajt för nyheter
- Thai - MThai
- Vietnamese - The Gioi Vietnam
Local Community Awareness
We engage with the national and local community though a range of events that we host and participate in. We often partner and support both local and national organisations with fundraising and awareness campaigns. These range from helping to raise money and awareness for Brompton Cemetery by forging a media partnership and launching the Adopt a Grave initiative to taking over a Pop-Up for seven days and programming in a range of events, workshops and speakers in order to help promote Dying Matters Awareness Week.
- Facebook photo album of photos from the 2014 Pop-Up shop can be found here.
- More information about the Pop-Up Shops can be found here
Healthcare and End of Life Professional Awareness
We have consulted and provided support for a range of charities and not for profit organisations on the subjects of death, digital death and digital legacy. We also have given seminars to healthcare and end of life professionals at events ranging from the Macmillan Primary Care Conference and Health 2.0 Europe to The Ideal Death Show and at the Centre for Death & Society (Bath University). A list of our upcoming speaking engagements can be found here.
DeadSocial's virtual seminar at the Transition in Palliative Care Conference, Tŷ Hafan Children's Hospice
We will soon open a new forum / group specifically for Carers, healthcare professionals and end of life professionals to discuss all maters that relate to proving digital death, digital legacy and technology support for patients and the general public. To view our healthcare professional and carers section click here.
DeadSocial's Before I Die...graffiti wall & Twitter Hashtag wall, London