Preparing For Your Digital Afterlife (Infographic)

Posted on Feb 3 2014 - 10:00am by Alexandra Ashton

There’s a series of good research from different authority universities that you are likely to get bored when you participate in social media like Facebook, especially if you use the platform with a sense of lonely passivity and prime disconnect from your other Facebook users’ constant updates. You can also find a replete of physical evidence of boredom when you yourself as a Facebook user anxiously exerts a grand level of effort to connect, update and socialize online. This stress is hard to cope with, especially when the online world is tempting and an enticing platform to immediately fill the need for a salve to boredom. This makes it easy for people to consider killing their social accounts after they die, the way people prepare for funeral plans before their death.

Fortunately, you have two options for your social media accounts after your death. You can let it continue to live or ask someone to use the accounts for you and enjoy all your blog entries about, say, existential questions about the use of a loofah, and the benefits of using a loofah on a poodle’s hindlegs. The option you are afforded for your social media accounts could be very good for your family and your loved one’s benefit, the way last wills of Testament and Tolkien’s estate provided glorious artistic wealth to loved ones left behind.

This infographic is a guide in effecting the options you can make for your social accounts and the ways you can handle the letters, stories and goodness you have left for the next generation to hate, enjoy or copy and steal.


About the Author

Alexandra Ashton, Communications at Neomam Studios , the UK based Infographic Agency. Alexandra is a content and design enthusiast with a keen eye for detail.