“Is there Facebook after death?”

Key points from – TIME

“taking them out of the public search results, sealing them from any future log-in attempts and leaving the wall open for family and friends to pay their respects.”

“which is why it’s important when someone passes away that their friends or family contact Facebook to request that a profile be memorialized”

“Facebook does require proof before sending a profile down the digital river Styx. Family or friends must fill out a form, providing a link to an obituary or other information confirming a user’s death, before the profile is officially memorialized.”

“By sealing profiles to family and friends and removing profiles from search results, Facebook assuages users’ fears that they’ll be fodder for online voyeurs in the event of their untimely demise — hopefully putting the issue to rest.”
Read more: http://www.time.com/time/business/article/0,8599,1932803,00.html#ixzz29U3NkPZE

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