Monday, February 13, 2012
Social media accounts like Facebook or Twitter set up private contracts between the user and the company. These private contracts can make it difficult to deal with a person's social media account once they have died. Each social media company looks to their private policies when dealing with a deceased person's account. As survivors of a decased person try working with the social media companys, they are finding there are not many laws out there covering social media death issues. A very interesting article in the Wall Street Journal titled, "Deaths Pose Test for Facebook" by Steve Eder covers this facinating issue.