Facebook "memorialized" profiles for departed members announced

Soon! friends &families of deceased Facebook users’ll be given an option to turn deceased members profiles into memorials. The new feature’ll be introduced as a result of several complaints regarding status updates and suggestions from deceased users. “The question soon came up: What do we do about his Facebook profile? We had never really thought […]
Soon! friends &families of deceased Facebook users’ll be given an option to turn deceased members profiles into memorials. The new feature’ll be introduced as a result of several complaints regarding status updates and suggestions from deceased users. “The question soon came up: What do we do about his Facebook profile? We had never really thought about this before in such a personal way. Obviously, we wanted to be able to model people's relationships on Facebook, but how do you deal with an interaction with someone who is no longer able to log on? When someone leaves us, they don't leave our memories or our social network. To reflect that reality, we created the idea of "memorialized" profiles as a place where people can save and share their memories of those who've passed,” announced Facebook blog.