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Your social presence after you're dead - infographic

PREPARING FOR YOUR DIGITAL AFTERLIFE Much of our lives are now spent online, and as in the physical world, we leave traces everywhere, from emails to shared photos, product reviews, Tweets and Facebook status updates. But what happens to all of this after we die? Can we live on forever? Would we want to? 30+ million P. R.I.P. R. 2060 2130 accounts on Facebook that belong to dead people approximate point at which there will be more dead people on Facebook than live ones 60 70% 45 minute 3 Facebook users die every minute 70 % of UK 65-74 year-olds are active online DEATH IN THE DIGITAL AGE 6. Different companies have different policies for dealing with deceased users. FOR AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL ONLY Twitter doesn't provide account access to anyone, regardless of the relationship to the deceased. Instead, they allow an authorized person to deactivate the account. DEACTIVATION REQUIRES ID CARD Dead MATCH Your government Your relationship to the deceased user Death certificate Evidence that Links to a public obituary that provides proof of deceased user issued ID account belongs to the deceased if name on account of death and certificate does not match f FOR FRIENDS AND FAMILY Facebook gives friends and family the option to memorialize a deceased person's profile or permanently delete it. To access a person's content, Facebook requires a court order and will or durable power of attorney sent via mail. DEACTIVATION REQUIRES Dead 2011 2012 Proof of death Link to timeline and email address of deceased user FOR EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE The executor of the estate must fax to PayPal the following things: DEACTIVATION REQUIRES ID CARD WILL Dead Government-issued Cover sheet stating Legal Letter that specifies what to do with any Death certificate of account holder photo ID of the account holder is documentation or money that remains in the account executor deceased and copy of the will that account needs to identifies the executor be closed of the estate FOR ANYONE (NOT EUARANTEED) BXUSier Google does not guarantee they will grant access to a deceased user's account, but recommends mailing them: the following things: DEACTIVATION REQUIRES Dead ID CARD HELLO My name is JOHN M. SMITHS Death certificate Government Your full name Gmail address of Physical mailing of deceased issued ID decreased address FOR THE NEXT OF KIN Microsoft allows for release of content to the next of kin, including emails, attachments and address books. DEACTIVATION REQUIRES ID CARD Dead 31 Death certificate Photocopy of Document showing Email address Account details: date of birth and city of residence given when account created address of deceased government next of kin or of account issued ID executor of estate YAHOO! FOR YAHOO ONLY Yahoo! accounts are non-transferrable. Rights to your account and content terminate upon death. HOW TO LIVE FOREVER, ONLINE "Today, you get a shoe box full of pictures, tomorrow you will get a Flickr account. Today, you get a diary; tomorrow you will get a blog." - Jeremy Toeman, CEO and Founder, Legacy Locker Here is just a sampling of some of the many services currently available that help you plan for digital death and afterlife. AssetLock (AssetLock A digital safety deposit box allowing users to upload their files, Preserving Your Legacy passwords, and any instructions to be released to predetermined individuals upon their death. eternitymessage Eternity Message Will send pre-written emails to loved ones (or enemies) at agreed intervals after your death. Legacy Organiser An iPhone app that allows users to record their preferences for their funeral, such as music, photographs and messages. LifeNaut LI FENAUT" eternalize Service allowing you to upload a DNA sample so your mind and genetic code are backed-up. The Voice Library The Voice Library Lets people record, save and share the sound of their own voice. MAKING STORYTELLING COOL AGAIN THE CURRENT STATE OF DEATH 8. 20% 47% 47% of adults access Yet only 20% have considered what happens to their online profiles after death social media websites 16% 43% 20% 20% 43% of people 20% of people 16% of people prefer they remain online 20% of people would would like their like them to remain are unsure and available for accounts online but closed to comments closed down comments Worried about what people may find after you're gone? Prefer to keep the notion of death not at the forefront of your mind? f BACKUP Delete your online presence in advance At the very least, record your usernames and passwords for sites your frequently use, and discuss with a trusted person what you want done with them Death is something that comes to us all, and most of us luckily have the time to prepare for it. If you're at all active online, perhaps it's time you gave it some thought. SOURCES Death in the digital age: Are you prepared? – Why is it so hard to claim a dead relative's Facebook profile? – Four Communications informative quiz on the UK Online Activity presence – Accessing a deceased person's mail – What Happens Online When You Die? – Why Twitter's New Deceased User's Policy Isn't Good Enough – My family member died recently/is in coma, what do I need to access their Microsoft account? – Help following the death of a PayPal user – Would you want to live online forever? – Contacting Twitter about a deceased user – Over 30 Million Accounts on Facebook Belong to Dead People – Facebook of the Dead – Digital Death and Afterlife Online Services List – Yahoo! Terms of Service – |WholsHostingThis? Coyn www.FLOYDWORX.COM LLLE

Your social presence after you're dead - infographic

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