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if i die - the digital afterlife facebook application

if i die - the digital afterlife facebook application | Digital Legacy | Scoop.it
if i die is the first and only facebook application that enables you to create a video or a text message that will only be published after you die.
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What Happens Online When You Die?

What Happens Online When You Die? | Digital Legacy | Scoop.it

Where do you see your digital self in 100 years? With significant improvements in artifical intelligence and personality predictors combined with the amount of personal data we now share online, this question is no longer just for sci-fi movies.

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Great question.  SafelyFiled.com provides a free checklist to help you capture all of your digital and online account info. Then you can store that checklist in their "virtual" safe deposit box yet share it with whomever may need it if something happens to you unexpectedly.  Extremely reasonably priced and includes an emergency medical data card as well.

 

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Facebook's Death Problem - Forbes.com

For all its success, Facebook faces a bit of an existential crisis: What to do about death?
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What Happens to Your Digital Life When You Die?

What Happens to Your Digital Life When You Die? | Digital Legacy | Scoop.it
News and resources on GC compensation, law department management, in-house tech, practice directories, IP, government regulation, and in-house legal departments at top 500 companies.
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Have you thought about your digital afterlife?

The digital afterlife, as it is being called, is now the subject matter of one book and countless websites and…
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Why You Will Always Exist: Time Is 'On Demand'

According to current scientific myth, all your struggles and tears are ultimately in vain. After you die and the human race is long gone, it'll be as if nothing in your life ever existed. Not so, says biocentrism.
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Managing Digital Assets — In Life and Death

Managing Digital Assets — In Life and Death | Digital Legacy | Scoop.it
What happens to your digital assets -- online property ranging from your e-mail account to Facebook profile -- when you die? In an interview with Discovery
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When you die, who gets control of your 'digital assets?' - MontereyHerald.com :

Barbara Rainwater was excited to hear her old college sorority was holding a reunion and, naturally, wanted to track down her best friend from 40 years ago to see if they could go together. Theyd been pledge sisters and appeared in each others weddings, initially staying close after college.
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Digital Executor Can Honor Your Digital Legacy - WalletPop

Digital Executor Can Honor Your Digital Legacy - WalletPop | Digital Legacy | Scoop.it
Digital Executor Can Honor Your Digital LegacyWalletPopYou most likely have a will naming an executor, but who will deal with ...
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Unlike LegalLocker and other paid services, <a href='www.socialmedialegacy.com'>Social Media Legacy</a> is a free service that allows you to organize your final directives into a straight-forward social media living will
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Managing Online Accounts After Death | Stumbling Toward Enlightenment

Managing Online Accounts After Death | Stumbling Toward Enlightenment | Digital Legacy | Scoop.it
... you've passed away (and also handles the digital asset-deleting if you've opted for the free plan). The site requires a ...
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Legacy of Your Digital Footprints After Death

Legacy of Your Digital Footprints After Death | Digital Legacy | Scoop.it
Who will manage all your social networking affairs after you have departed?
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Online Passwords, Accounts, Data - Digital Death Day - Popular Mechanics

Online Passwords, Accounts, Data - Digital Death Day - Popular Mechanics | Digital Legacy | Scoop.it
Our lives are inundated with more data than ever. But when we die, our passwords and online accounts may live on. According to tech experts at this year's SXSW conference, no one yet knows just how to handle a person's digital legacy.
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SafelyFiled has definitely thought about this and is one of the biggest reasons we exist.  If you think about this and make a plan now, those left behind will benefit greatly.  Download our free Managing Your Digital Assets checklist at www.safelyfiled.com

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Digital Estates: The New Frontier

Digital Estates: The New Frontier | Digital Legacy | Scoop.it
How much time do you spend on the Internet? Chances are that you make some of your most important decisions online – or at least in front of a computer – and that your “digital life” should be reflected in your estate plan. It’s likely that you bank, invest, or shop [...]
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The cloud offers life after death

The cloud offers life after death | Digital Legacy | Scoop.it
People who die in Hollywood movies often find themselves floating around on a cloud as angels. Now a startup in Huntsville, Alabama, will let you go to a different kind of cloud after you die: the computing kind.
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Tufts Daily - Posthumous arrangements complicated by proliferation of online media; digital legacy an issue

Tufts Daily - Posthumous arrangements complicated by proliferation of online media; digital legacy an issue | Digital Legacy | Scoop.it
Drafting a will is not a normal activity for a college student on a free afternoon. It seems even more preposterous that he or she would be writing instructions for handling non−material belongings, such as activities in cyberspace. Although the destiny of someone's online identity after death might seem depressing or trivial, the proliferation of online media has spawned discussion about what to do when the inevitable occurs.
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HowStuffWorks "10 Reasons to Disclaim an Inheritance"

HowStuffWorks "10 Reasons to Disclaim an Inheritance" | Digital Legacy | Scoop.it
10 Reasons to disclaim an inheritance are explained in the article by HowStuffWOrks.com. You may think twice about cashing in on that check.
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The Ten Companies That Control The Death Industry

The Ten Companies That Control The Death Industry | Digital Legacy | Scoop.it
Death in America is a $15 billion a year industry. That includes funeral homes, crematoriums, and cemeteries, but excludes related costs such as headstones and crypts. It is expensive to die in the United States. The average cost of a funeral is $7,323, according to The National Funeral Directors Association. The addition of flowers and [...]
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Law Society: Consider “digital legacy” when making a will | Scoop News

New Zealanders making a will are being advised to consider what will happen to information stored about them on the internet. The chair of the New Zealand Law Society’s Property Law Section, Chris Moore, says people are storing ever-larger amounts of information ...
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'Digital legacy' asked to be considered - Yahoo!Xtra News

There is another aspect of making a will that the Law Society is asking people to consider.
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Funding for 1000Memories - A Nod to the Power of Digital Memories - ReadWriteWeb

Funding for 1000Memories - A Nod to the Power of Digital Memories - ReadWriteWeb | Digital Legacy | Scoop.it
Funding for 1000Memories - A Nod to the Power of Digital MemoriesReadWriteWebIf you've had to negotiate death and social ...
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