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August 2019

Protect Digital Assets After Death

Protect Digital Assets After Death

Protecting Your Digital Assets After Your Death

When you pass, people remember you by the memories and assets you leave behind. In this modern world, most people live within their digital worlds and leave behind a digital footprint; this is quickly becoming the new way that people remember loved ones by.

Digital assets can include anything that is posted or stored on digital platforms. This can be Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+ and even Peoplepedia. Everything is permanent on the internet, so your posts and messages will be stored forever.

However, while it seems like a perfect solution to a modern problem, it’s important that you protect those digital assets even after your death. You wouldn’t want someone to hack your profiles and modify your posts to create a false version of you or impersonate you through social media and the internet.

Here are a few ways you can protect your digital assets after death:

1. Turn your passwords to a trusted loved one

Let someone close to you who you trust fully know what your passwords are, so that in the event of your passing, they can either close your social media accounts or take them over to perfectly preserve your digital assets and footprint.

2. Register your ownership

If you create art, write stories or produce anything published on the internet, ensure its lasting legacy under your name with a copyright. This means that your work cannot be duplicated for...