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Five ways to manage your social media accounts after you die


Photos, comments and likes - it's what we do every day on social media. But what happens when your digital footprint becomes your legacy? Hear tips on how to manage your accounts so things are left according to your wishes when you die from the BBC's technology expert Rory Cellan-Jones and James Norris of the UK's Digital Legacy Association.

Why you need to protect your accounts before you die

BBC Minute: On Facebook after death

What happens to your online accounts after you die?

What happens to my Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts after I die?

BBC Minute: On a dead person’s data

Can social media accounts be passed on from one person to another?

Can I plan for my social media accounts in my will?

BBC Minute: On social media wills

Can family members inherit social media accounts?

Using social accounts to remember lost loved ones

BBC Minute: On sending messages to the dead

Can social media accounts support bereavement?

Why you need to pass on access to your accounts

BBC Minute: On managing a digital legacy

Top tips for managing social media and digital accounts.