Funeral-Cast Webcasts Funeral Services

By: Greg Ponesse - Published: Mar 29, 2007   Updated: Mar 31 2011 • References: usatoday
Although morbid in content, a new type of web casting is making the mainstream. Companies like Funeral-Cast are enabling mourning and funeral services to be broadcasted over the Internet. Call it insensitive, however, it is just a way society is learning to cope with the conveniences the internet brings to the user.

Live webcasting "will continue to gain traction the more people get used to it," said analyst Steve Vonder Haar of Interactive Media Strategies. "Five years from now, it'll become technology's biggest overnight sensation, a decade in the making."

Implications - The Internet has allowed far-flung family members to stay connected cheaply; this phenomenon has even translated into end-of-life celebrations broadcast on the Internet. Stats for Web Accessible Funerals Trending: Older & Average
Research: 6,832 clicks in 474 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Web Accessible Funerals
Related: 27 examples / 21 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-35
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