Have You Thought About Your Digital Afterlife?

Close to 90 percent of American adults are connecting to the internet, and in the process they are accruing a vast number of digital assets. This can include files (e.g., emails, photos, videos and documents) as well as accounts (e.g., financial, business, social media, email, retail shopping and cloud storage). Yet many Internet users have not thought about what will happen to their digital estates when they die or are no longer capable of managing them. Why internet users should …