Facebook groups that pay tribute to Michael Jackson

If you're still having trouble with Michael Jackson's death, you might want to check out these Facebook groups that help keep his memory alive.

Michael Jackson's memorial ceremony might be over, but that doesn't mean you have to forget the star. If you're a big fan of the King of Pop, you can join others on Facebook who have created groups to remember him.

Remembering Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson -- If you're trying to find answers to the singer's death, the Michael Jackson group is the place to be. Although it has just over 3,000 members, they're all trying to determine the events surrounding his death. In fact, the group's description starts out with a discussion on his doctors.

If you're looking for something other than that, the group also offers some pictures and videos of Jackson performing. It's not the most active group, it might be worth checking out.

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The Michael Jackson group is trying to figure out why the pop star died. Screenshot by Don Reisinger/CNET

MICHAEL JACKSON -- The MICHAEL JACKSON group offers all kinds of content from the pop star. The group provides over 1,000 pictures of Jackson, as well as dozens of videos taken from YouTube. Some of those videos play his songs, while others show him battling media hordes whenever he made a public appearance.

Because the group has over 80,000 members, the group's discussion pages are extremely active. Much of the recent discussion has been on the events surrounding his death, but you'll also find heated debates over many facets of Jackson's life. It's a great place to share your opinions of the pop star.

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You'll find a great discussion forum at the MICHAEL JACKSON group. Screenshot by Don Reisinger/CNET

Michael Jackson* -- Michael Jackson* is a relatively small group. But its 9,000 members have done a fine job providing a host of great Michael Jackson content.

When you get to Michael Jackson*, you'll find an in-depth biography of the pop star from his birth all the way to his death. But the best feature of Michael Jackson* is its links section, which points you to sites where you can buy Michael Jackson merchandise, watch dedications, and more. It's a great place to find all kinds of content.

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The Michael Jackson* group has a lengthy MJ bio. Screenshot by Don Reisinger/CNET

Michael Jackson RIP -- This one is currently Facebook's largest Michael Jackson memorial group, with over 180,000 members.

The Michael Jackson RIP group features an extremely active community that discusses topics ranging from his death to his career. You can also find a huge photo album of the pop star that was created through the collaborative effort of the group members. If you want to check out his greatest hits, you can also watch some of the 192 videos posted on the group's page. Michael Jackson RIP is a great group to join.

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The Michael Jackson RIP group is big and worth joining. Screenshot by Don Reisinger/CNET

R.I.P. Michael Jackson -- Here's a group for the Michael Jackson fan who wants to remember his music accomplishments. R.I.P. Michael Jackson is filled with photos from his performances. The videos section of the page features his many music videos and other clips that use his music to augment the action on-screen.

The group's 74,000 members are extremely active. Most posts on the discussion board are debated by the users. But once again, the board tries to stick to his music accomplishments, instead of his personal life. It doesn't always succeed, but R.I.P. Michael Jackson is still worth checking out.

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The group R.I.P. Michael Jackson likes to remember his music. Screenshot by Don Reisinger/CNET

My top 2

1. MICHAEL JACKSON -- With so many members and great content, it's the top Michael Jackson group.

2. Michael Jackson RIP -- Its video selection helps make this group worth joining.

About the author

Don Reisinger is a technology columnist who has covered everything from HDTVs to computers to Flowbee Haircut Systems. Besides his work with CNET, Don's work has been featured in a variety of other publications including PC World and a host of Ziff-Davis publications.

 

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