If you’re active on social media, you should really consider what will happen to your social media accounts when you kick the bucket.
Twitter does have a policy for deactivating deceased users’ accounts, but what if you don’t want it deactivated? Ethics and creepiness factor aside, you may want it to stay put for whatever reason – at least for a period of time. As we spoke to before, for example, what’s the proper etiquette for informing followers of your passing?
Though you may view this as burdening your loved ones with one more ‘to do,’ you may actually be saving them from the huge hassle of dealing with collection calls and such after your unthinking booty’s identity is stolen.
Not to mention the perpetual embarrassment of seeing your name come up in certain search results. Ahem.
Point is, there’s a lot more to consider.