How will Facebook and Google handle your death?

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Facebook is on its way to becoming the world's largest cemetery. What happens to all our digital media, like photos and emails, when we die? Lou explores the "digital afterlife", and why we need to prep our important data now... before it's too late. SOURCES & FURTHER READING Öhman’s paper: Are the dead taking over Facebook? https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/2053951719842540 Brubaker’s Tedx Talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcDCFVnHF_E Brubaker’s paper on Facebook mourning https://www.researchgate.net/publication/262893624_Beyond_the_Grave_Facebook_as_a_Site_for_the_Expansion_of_Death_and_Mourning Blog post by the man whose recently deceased daughter was in his Facebook “Year in Review” https://meyerweb.com/eric/thoughts/2014/12/24/inadvertent-algorithmic-cruelty/ 2015 Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act https://www.uniformlaws.org/committees/community-home?CommunityKey=f7237fc4-74c2-4728-81c6-b39a91ecdf22 CREDITS Writer: Louis Foglia Editor: Eavvon O’Neal Researcher: Page Ellerson Supervising Producer: Allison Brown Follow Beme on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bemenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/bemenews Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/officialbeme/

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