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9 Responses to “When A Loved One Dies, What Do You Do With Their Facebook Page?”

  1. Shanker says:

    Hi Cynthia,

    Thanks for this useful tip, and its reminder for all at its end too!

  2. […] already have plans in place for closing or continuing accounts in the event of death, such as the Facebook policy outlined in this article. A group of legal experts is also currently working to standardize the laws across the country as to […]

  3. Alethea says:

    I think this is a great idea. Can I request a form for future use?

  4. Laverne Meekhof says:

    Can I request that my own Facebook account be closed when I die? Would Fb keep it on file? I looked on their site but didn’t find this particular information. It seems a lot easier than relatives having to prove the death afterwards. Thank you.

    • cynthia says:

      Still, they would have no way of knowing that you has actually died without some proof. A good idea would be to put those instructions in with your will for your estate or attorney to attend to.

  5. […] The account must be memorialized before this takes effect. To learn about memorializing an account, click here. […]

  6. Robert Murphy says:

    Got a notice that the page was not available.

  7. Robert Murphy says:

    Tried it again, and this time it did go through. Sorry about the earlier post.

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