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Our online identities, what happens to them when we die?

What happens to our Identities when we die?

Facebook is part and parcel of our lives and one thing about Facebook is that no matter whether we are alive or dead, our profiles are still always going to be there. In fact, it is thought that by 2100, there will 4.9bn profiles on Facebook that actually belong to those who have passed away.

One of the main benefits to having a Facebook profile that is always going to be around, is that it is going to be somewhat of a legacy to you and everything that you are leaving behind. It is somewhere that your family, friends and loved ones can go when they want to remember you and everything that you have achieved throughout your life.

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Utilise your online identity to provide comfort

Not only this, but your online identity is actually a great way to be able to provide some comfort to those that may be grieving you passing on. There are actually some apps that are designed to allow you to share posthumous messages that your social media network can see.

Of course, not all of us are aw