Tuesday, March 26, 2013

A Social Media Will: Have you thought about it?

The latest legality to hit social media is your legacy!  The idea of a social media will may seem strange, but it is something that even the US government is writing about.  Here at usa.gov you will find some guidelines for writing a social media will.  Other sites, such as The Atlantic and the Huffington Post, have written about what will happen to a twitter account, Facebook page and other social networking websites, after the account holder passes on.

As The Atlantic notes, "planning for your digital life after your physical life is no longer a strange niche behavior." And while is seems simple, it may not be. "Sounds good, but legally it's tricky territory." Read more about living in the age of social media here.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

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