McAfee recently released the results of a global digital assets survey and our digital devices hold an estimated $35,000 of value on average. Topping the charts are irreplaceable personal memories, photos and videos, at an estimated $17,065 in value. Additionally, 55% of respondents expressed they kept assets on their devices that are impossible to recreate, download or purchase again.
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Harry Friar died a year ago, but now he’s sending our friend requests on Facebook. FOX Carolinas reports that the South Carolina man appears to be sending friend requests, however they’re from a new account created by someone else to look like Mr. Friar’s actual account.
At its annual meeting in Seattle the Uniform Laws Commission approved the work of its Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets committee on July 16th.
Here’s a great infographic from WebpageFX that shows what happens to popular online accounts when you die.
LinkedIn offers the ability to close the account and remove the profile of a deceased user. In their Help Center, they offer this explanation: Unfortunately, there may be a time when you come across the profile of a colleague, classmate, or loved one who has passed away. If this happens, we can close that person’s account and remove their profile on your behalf.
- How Much Are Your Digital Assets Worth? About $35,000. July 24, 2014
- Deceased Man Returns on Facebook July 21, 2014
- ULC Approves Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act July 18, 2014
- What Happens to Your Online Presence When You Die? [Infographic] June 27, 2014
- What happens to your LinkedIn account when you die? May 2, 2014
- How to Prepare for Your Digital Afterlife January 7, 2014
- Longaccess, a New Digital Safe Deposit Box with a Twist April 21, 2014
- Everplans Secures $2.075m Second Seed Funding Round April 26, 2014
- Living online forever? What the UK thinks about it. July 29, 2013
- Infographic: Preparing for Your Digital Afterlife April 23, 2014