Your fate…after you’re gone
I spend a good amount of time on social media – partly because of my job, partly because I love how it makes the world connected. Today I saw an interesting infographic that I hadn’t thought about before – what happens to your data, your pages, the digital YOU, when you pass away.
This visual lets you know what happens to your Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ & Pinterest accounts when you pass away:
Created by WebpageFX
I think there are a few things missing here, such as Tumblr, Flickr, YouTube, Vimeo, Blogger and WordPress. But, this is definitely a good start! And their article leads over to this page as well: How to Create an In-Case-of-Emergency Everything Document to Keep Your Loved Ones Informed if Worst Comes to Worst. So often we forget about all the little things someone will need to know about us in case of our passing – bank accounts, retirement plans, insurance, digital, etc. We don’t want to add to their worry by making them find the information or fight with companies to get it.
Ready to plan more completely?
Consider the Big Book of Everything, a free Excel grid or PDF from Erik Dewey. This document appears to have damn near anything you can think of to track and share with others at the time of your demise. It’s also useful for things like passports, finding a new job or anything else where you have to remember the past.
XO – T.