Your “After Death Image” in Social Media

older couple on computerI bet you didn’t even know you had one, but really, we have always had an “after death image.”

It exists in the obituary that runs in the local paper, the eulogy at the funeral, memorial or celebration of life, and of course it always resides in the memories of those who loved you and those who merely knew you.

It also exists in your social media, if you have any. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest…and many more, but today let’s talk about Facebook since it is most likely to have your very personal “after death image” embedded in its photos and timeline.

What do you want to happen to your Facebook account after you die? Have you thought about it or discussed it with your loved ones?

There are a couple of ways this can go: Continue reading