What happens to your social media when you die ? Many people often wonder this but social media is something thats talked about most and in recent times digital legacy companies are on the rise to allow users to suggest people to manage your Facebook or Twitter accounts for example..Facebook did however introduce this option to add a legacy contact some months ago but was only for users in the USA,now its for everyone in Europe.
What is a legacy contact?
A legacy contact is someone you choose to look after your account if it’s memorialized. Once your account is memorialized, your legacy contact will have the option to do things like:
Write a pinned post for your profile (ex: to share a final message on your behalf or provide information about a memorial service)
Respond to new friend requests (ex: old friends or family members who weren’t yet on Facebook)
Update your profile picture and cover photo
You also have the option to allow your legacy contact to download a copy of what you’ve shared on Facebook, and we may add additional capabilities for legacy contacts in the future.
Your legacy contact can’t:
Log into your account
Remove or change past posts, photos and other things shared on your Timeline
Read messages you’ve sent to other friendsRemove any of your friends
You can now avail of these settings on your desktop and mobile all you need to do is head into your security settings on both…