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Savvy Senior: December 19, 2019

How to Manage a Loved One’s Social Media Afterlife


December 19, 2019

Dear Savvy Senior,

How do I go about changing or canceling a person’s social media accounts when they die? My sister passed away several months ago and her social media accounts are still active.

Inquiring Sister

Dear Inquiring,

I’m sorry for your loss. This is a question that’s become more frequent in recent years as most Americans have participated on some type of social media platform. Here’s a run-down of how you can change or cancel some different social media accounts after a loved one dies.


Let’s start wi...

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