Internet Death: What Happens After You Die

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

We don't like to think about it. We don't want to talk about it. But it's a fact of life. We arent' getting out of it alive.

So what happens to the digital trails we leave behind? Bank accounts, Credit card accounts, Email? Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and all other social media outlets? Blogs, websites, tumblr? Shutterfly, SmugMug, Flickr and Picasa photos? Game sites, dating sites, video sites, support groups - we all leave a HUGE digital fingerprint behind us.

Here are some links to help figure out what you might need to do in preparation for that fateful day - today, tomorrow or years from now, we never know when.

  1. How to Create an In-Case-of-Emergency Everything Document to Keep Your Loved Ones Informed if Worst Comes to Worst
  2. Cyberspace When You're Dead
  3. Your Digital Afterlife
  4. 3 Important Reasons to Plan & Organize Your Digital Afterlife
It's a good idea to save this infographic below from WebpageFX
Created by WebpageFX
We all need to take time to think this through, analyze our cyberspace life and plan for the future!


  1. Good things to know in case of a loved one's demise. Sorry if this is a duplicate post. Your comment section just sayed on "We're waiting..." So I typed it again,.

  2. Not that I'm anticipating going anywhere soon, but I have ditched a few accounts which I wasn't utilizing. Never too early to start streamlining. Thanks for the reminder. It is something to think about.


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