1. Social Media & Death - What Are Your Thoughts?

This survey is designed to be quick and should only take a couple minutes of your time. Answer the questions in a way that best sums up how you feel and act with Social Media. A question marked * requires an answer. All individual responses and personal data will be treated confidentially. Aggregate results will be shared on www.awayforabit.com in a future feature. Many thanks for taking part in this survey!

* Have you ever written a message of condolence about the loss of someone on social media? i.e Public or private message on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.

* How do you feel when you see public messages of condolence on social media about someone who has died who you don't know / don't know very well? Pick the one that is closest to your view.

* How do you feel when you see public messages of condolence on social media about someone who you know well who has died? Pick the one that is closest to your view.

* Who do you think should break the news of a death on social media to friends/connections? i.e. on Facebook, via Twitter or Instagram etc.

* In what way do you/would you offer first condolences to someone when a person they were close to has died? (Asides from in person.)

* How do you continue to remember or commemorate people who have died using social media? Please select up to 3 choices.

* What country do you live in?

* Are you.....?

* How old are you?

* How often do you visit social media sites?

* Have you any other thoughts on this subject? Stories or anecdotes? If so, please leave your email address if Away For A Bit can follow up with you for more information.

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