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What Happens to Your Social Media Profiles After You Die?

One of life’s most perplexing existential questions gets a lot more complicated when you factor in social media.When people die, they leave certain things behind, including all their online profiles, email accounts, and social media information.


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While some sites, including Facebook and Twitter, have policies related to death, accounts often remain dormant until deleted due to inactivity or family or friends take action. As the internet age progresses it will come to a point where inactive accounts of deceased people will outnumber those of active users.

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