Online Etiquette for Loss/Tragedy
I think it is easy for people to forget or not think about the importance of etiquette when posting online especially when some has experienced loss or a tragedy in their life. Facebook and other social media make it easy to express our sympathy to the individual who has experienced loss or a tragedy. I do think it appropriate to express condolences, words of encouragement, thoughts of prayer, meditations, or offer of support in a physical or spiritual way.
Things might want to avoid:
1) Pictures or (Tags) of those that were lost (this can be extremely painful for the individual experiencing the loss).
2)Links of media, news, or blogs about the loss or tragedy posted on the individuals social media page. It is one thing to post it on your own page to let people know but it can be a very difficult reminder of what happened to the person experiencing the loss.
3)Avoid anything you, yourself would not want on your own social media page during a similar experience in life.
Is there anything you would add to this? Have you experienced this or seen this on others pages? Do you think Online etiquette is important? Why or why not?
What do you think?
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