What happens to your facebook account after you die?

The total number of active Facebook users is more than 1.12 billion. Image what will happen to these accounts after the account owner dies. It may be weird to think that way.

One of my close friends passed away four months back. But, 2 days back I got a message from his Facebook account. I was really shocked. I found that his father is now using his account. I felt really bad about that. He read all the messages my friend sent to his lover.

I questioned about that and he scolded me and said that I do not have any rights to question it. I immediately contacted Facebook and requested to delete my friend’s account. They said only family member can request to delete the account.

Then, I requested to memorialize the Facebook account. I am yet to receive the reply from Facebook.

To protect your private messages being accessed by your family members or friend, add a legacy contact to your Facebook account. In this post, we will see how to add a legacy contact to your Facebook account.

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