What happens to social media after someone passes away?


Social media is a major aspect of our lives.

From Instagram posts of our lunches to celebrating another birthday on Facebook, we provide a window into the everyday for our family and friends.

But what happens when someone passes away? How does the presence of social media affect the modern mourning process? And who handles taking down or memorializing their accounts?

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