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A Grave Matter: What Happens to Your Social Media When You Die?

Posted on 05/6/2013 by | Caregiving | Comments

CaregivingJust when you thought you had all the important documents you need to know your loved one’s wishes — power of attorney, will, health care directive, perhaps Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) — here’s another to consider: a social media will. This digital estate planning document states what you want to have happen to your social media — Facebook, Twitter, Google, LinkedIn, email account — when you die. Just as you need an executor of your estate, you’d have to appoint a …