South China Morning Post: “The Facebook afterlife: what happens to your digital footprint when you die?” (Brubaker quoted)

December 7, 2014

By Lana Lam

Facebook, which has 1.3 billion users, offers two options: the account can be deleted permanently upon the family’s request or it can be converted into a memorial profile. … Jed Brubaker, an academic at the University of California, Irvine who is researching death, identity and social networks, said this Facebook option was a double-edged sword.

Read the full story on the South China Morning Post website.