The internet has become a big part of many people’s lives. Here, millions of people can share information in a way that is extremely fast. It is only logical that the internet would also provide an excellent setting to honor the memory of a loved one. 1000 Memories is a site dedicated to preserving the memory of loved ones lost. Users can create an account and tell the story of a friend or family member’s life who has passed away. The site allows users complete control in terms of content. 1000 Memories provides an easily accessible way to spread the word about the achievements and experiences of a loved one who is no longer living.Show more screenshots »
At some point in life, everyone loses someone they love. The founders of 1000 Memories had experienced this and felt that there had to be a better way to honor the memory of their loved ones. Thus, the site was created as a way to build a virtual memorial that tells the story, sharing highlights and key events about the person’s life, believes, and characteristics.
1000 Memories is unique in its focus. The site is completely dedicated to helping users build an online record of their loved ones life, effectively creating a virtual memorial that anyone can access. As long as a friend or family member has a computer with the internet, they can visit the memorial and learn about the individual who has passed away. A digital environment also offers a much more cost effective way to create a documentation of someone’s life.
Despite the rather somber nature of 1000 Memories, the site features a soft blue, green and purple background. The colors fade into one another, helping to create an inviting atmosphere to encourage users to make a memorial. The color choices also seem to make another statement about the diverse characteristics of people and how that can make them memorable. The site contains no clutter so users can focus on what is important: sharing the life and experiences of someone they love.
A new visitor to 1000Memories can create an account by clicking the “get started” link at the top right hand corner of the homepage. Users are given two registration options. The first is completed through an existing Facebook profile. The other is the more traditional method, requesting a name, email address and password. After clicking the pink sign up button, the user is asked to enter the name of the person they wish to honor (the name that will appear on the site they create).
1000 Memories offers a unique service that allows users to honor those they love in a way that is easy to share. The features are available as soon as the user creates an account and requires no payment. At this point, no premium account is offered. Everyone who creates a 1000 Memories account can utilize all features and build a memorial to someone they love who is no longer living.
Since death impacts everyone, just about anyone can appreciate what 1000 Memories has to offer. The site includes a number of features, including image uploads, stories and message boards that allow users to invite other friends and family to participate in the memorial. The site is not only a way to remember a loved one, but it is also a way to bring together the people who were touched by that person. It is not always easy to know how to honor someone’s life and 1000 Memories provides an excellent way to do so with limitless sharing capabilities.