What Happens To Your Online Profile When You Die?

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – You’re on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram – but what happens to all those profiles when you pass away?  Do you keep them up or take them down – make it a memorial?

Also, who decides what happens to all those profiles you’ve spend years creating and keeping up?

It’s something Eric Allen from Dallas is thinking about, “I like to keep up with my friends and all my family in Canada,” says Allen about being online “If anything we need a will just for our social media accounts I have nothing else of that much value that I need to make a will for.”

Now even the federal government is suggesting to write a social media will so loved ones can control what happens to those online identities.

On a USA.gov page about wills, it suggests appointing one person who…

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