Social media is a mainstream part of modern day life. We use Facebook for friends and family, LinkedIn for work and networking, Twitter for news and information, YouTube for video sharing, Instagram for publishing photos, etc. But what happens to all of these social media accounts after death?
Facebook and Instagram are ahead of their peer networks by offering the option to memorialize accounts of deceased users (see the FAQ here). However, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and others have yet to introduce a memorialization option. Even famously deceased users like Ben Breedlove who posted these amazing YouTube videos are not acknowledged properly in their profile.
Do you want to change the social network policies so every social media user has the option to memorialize their accounts with dignity? Let's create awareness and bring this issue to the attention of Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and others with the hashtags #MemorializeMe #MemorializationMovement #SocialMediaMemorial and #ProfilePeace!
Facebook Memorialization FAQ: https://www.facebook.com/help/1506822589577997/
Ben Breedlove YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TotalRandomness512
While many in the U.S. are familiar with the concept of a will, only 44% of Americans actually had a will in place in 2016. This is the lowest percentage on record when comparing results to previous Gallup polls in 2005 (51%) and 1990 (48%). Although technology has made estate planning services more affordable and accessible to the general population, fewer people are planning for their future.
A will is a legal document that coordinates the distribution of your assets after death. Assets typically include financial accounts, real estate, and material possessions. However, digital assets such as social media profiles are becoming part of the plan. As social media profiles gain significance over time with the accumulation of photos, videos and messages, it is important to plan for physical and digital assets.
Profile Peace helps individuals and families plan for the memorialization and closure of their social media profiles after death. Whether you are pre-planning for your own social media accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram or you are bringing closure to a loved one’s estate, Profile Peace can help help you gain peace of mind with proper profile memorialization and closure services.
Whether you have a will or not, Profile Peace can assist. If you are like the majority of Americans that do not have a will, our in memoriam service for family members helps memorialize and close your loved one’s social media accounts after death. If you are proactive in your planning efforts, our social media service helps individuals pre-plan their social media account memorialization & closure.
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