Digital Death – social media

Digital Death – social media

I submitted a request to deactivate my father’s Twitter account following his death. He did not really use Twitter very much. Part of cleaning up his digital footprint though meant working through the closure of his social media accounts and memorialising...
Memorializing a Facebook Profile

Memorializing a Facebook Profile

It is really important to set up a legacy contact on your Facebook account. David from Tech Talk America has recorded a new YouTube guide that explains how and why you should set this up. Thank you, David. Find out more about digital legacy on our website. Read more...
Digital Assets 2020

Digital Assets 2020

Due to coronavirus lockdown, I am unable to get out into the community as planned to give presentations about digital assets. I created this particular presentation in January before I had any idea that estate planning would become so urgent. In recent days we are...
Facebook Memories

Facebook Memories

It was the evening of 6th November 2019, whilst sipping a glass of red wine, I experienced a digital encounter with my dead cousin. Facebook’s memory feature reminds you of the posts that you made on the corresponding day of the year. If like me, you have been...
Identity Theft

Identity Theft

Stealing the identity of a dead person is sometimes referred to as “ghosting”. It is important that social media accounts are either memorialised or closed when someone dies. Identify theft is a huge problem for all of us.  Your identity is a valuable asset, and can...

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