You Can Now Pick Who Controls Your Facebook Profile When You Die

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124 You Can Now Pick Who Controls Your Facebook Profile When You Die

Facebook has just introduced a new feature that basically allows you to choose the person who will take over your account if you die. Grim, but kind of cool.

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What the ‘Legacy Contact’ will pretty much do, is put pressure on the shoulders of a loved one to make sure your social profile is kept intact upon your demise. And I just can’t work out if that’s a good thing or not.

I suppose it says everything about the modern world we live in, and with that said, I’m pretty sure it’s going to be used A LOT.

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If I’m honest, I’d probably leave mine to a mate, or failing that, a complete randomer who I’ve never spoken to just to cause some hilarious awkwardness.

But it would probably be a good idea to leave it in the hands of a close family member.

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It’s currently not available in the UK, but it will be here very soon…

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