iPhone users are eagerly awaiting Apple's latest app named "Post-Humous", inspired by and in memory of the late Steve Jobs.
The App will enable deceased Facebook users to continue posting status updates from "beyond the grave". Upon death, a small headstone will appear appear in your friends' news feed with an update of your unfortunate passing away. Your friends will then be able to leave their condolences as comments and confirm their attendance at your funeral.
Buzz surrounding the app has been so much so that Apple technicians are already working on an update which will allow users to create an online will in which users can "tag" beneficiaries. Twitter are also expected to begin working on an App to be launched at the beginning of next year.
At the App's launch party Rachel Weishandle, Matketing Director at Apple, told us [/quote]Our research has found that not being able to continue their Facebook status updates is a primary concern of 87% of those close to death. At Apple we are proud to be able to support those in their final moments in anyway we can. With this App, those close to death can be assured that their memory, and Facebook profile, will live on[quote]
Markets have responded positively to Apple's venture into the "terminally ill and deceased market", a sector that, until recently, has not felt the effects of the Web 2.0 revolution.