The Guardian addresses what happens to digital assets at death, with its article beginning as follows:

Sadly, my wife passed away in April. Since then, I have made several requests to have her Facebook account turned into a memorial page. I would prefer this to deleting her account as it will provide a place for people to leave messages and memories – and especially for my sons, aged nine and 13.

Whenever I fill out the Facebook form, it advises me that someone will be in touch with me soon, but I have never heard anything from them. I can’t see anywhere where I can get any help from Facebook with this problem.

I have tried contacting Facebook via their feedback form, and on Twitter. Do you know of any way I can get Facebook to respond to my request? Simon

Read the full article at What happens to your Facebook account when you, or a loved one, dies? | Technology | The Guardian.

Posted by Lewis J. Saret, Co-General Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.