Grieving in the internet age: would posting photos of my dead friend look performative? | Kate Cunningham

Maybe my social media conundrum is all part of accepting the futility of grief. Nothing I do, or dont do, will change his fate My favourite photo of my friend John is the one I took just after smearing a lipstick kiss on his cheek. In it, he has turned to the camera, toothy grin exposed and eyes wild, caught out in surprise. John died in 2012. He had skin cancer that went into remission but later metastasised and came …