Dead People Are Liking Things On Facebook

Chris Dupuis

Facebook has 2.9 billion users. Just over 30 million are dead. By 2065, dead users will outnumber the living, rendering the site a digital graveyard. In this lecture performance, artist Chris Dupuis scrolls through Facebook, looking at profiles of friends who have passed away, discussing how they died, and what meaning can be taken from their online afterlives.

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No latecomers.

Content notes: Mature language, with discussions of mental health (suicide and addiction), sexual violence, sexual content, institutional (hospital/hospice care). 

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