Facebook Now Lets You Choose Who Will Manage Your Account When You Die – [VIDEO]
Since Wi-Fi is nonexistent in the afterlife, Facebook will now let you choose who can manage your account after you die.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that he world’s most popular social network will begin allowing its members to designate someone—what they call a 'legacy contact'—to manage parts of their accounts posthumously. Members can also choose to have their Facebook die with them.
Facebook and other services of have to do a balancing act between privacy and the rights of the family to continue the account. Before Facebook automatically froze accounts of members it learned had died, angering some heirs who wanted to edit the deceased’s online presence. It will roll out the new options to members in the U.S. on Thursday, with others to follow later.
Would you want someone else to manage your account when you're gone?