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What happens to your Facebook account when you die?

Published 12/27/2011, McClatchy Newspapers

Digital assets oft forgotten When most people think about bequeathing their belongings, it’s the obvious: the house, the car, bank accounts, the sentimental family mementos. But what about our online “stuff”? It’s a question that’s becoming increasingly relevant in the digital age. The average person often has a handful of websites or email addresses to their name, not to mention PayPal, LinkedIn, Flickr and other online accounts.

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