Every day, among other things on Facebook, I check my friends' birthdays and send them a happy birthday wish. Well, today I'm saddened that on my list of birthdays is a friend who actually passed away a little over a year ago. I didn't feel comfortable writing a birthday note, but I did want to check out her page. What I found kind of stunned me... her page is still very much active, and there have been a LOT of people writing on her wall since she died. Honestly, since Facebook has been around, someone that I'm friends with has not passed, so this is the first time I've encountered something like this.
The anniversary of her death brought messages like:
And today, on her birthday, some friends are wishing her a happy birthday in heaven:
Let's talk about this today on WLLR. I want to know what you think... Have you written messages to deceased friends on Facebook? How long do you think before someone's page should be removed?
These might be hard questions, but I'm so interested in hearing what you think! Call me to talk today on WLLR at 563-359-9557 or email Jillene@WLLR.com. Join the conversation on MY Facebook page CLICK HERE to connect on Facebook.