What happens to our Facebook account when we pass away?

What happens to our Facebook account when we pass away?

While it’s never easy for any of us to ponder our own demise, we live in an age wherein many of us have an “online counterpart” of our real lives – our social media profiles.

Have you ever wondered about what happens to your Facebook profile when you die? Does it remain online forever, or does Facebook simply delete your account? Wait, how would they know for sure about someone’s death?

Like I said, it’s a thought that might make a lot of us uncomfortable, but it’s something we nevertheless have to come to grips with just in case something unfortunate happens to us.

Facebook has apparently already considered such a scenario, and has a system that can turn your page into a “memorial page” in case of death. They also recently introduced a new “legacy contact” feature.

Beware of frauds on your friends lists

Beware of frauds on your friends lists

Billions of people are on social media these days. For those with bad intentions, that’s a worldwide pool of potential prey for them to victimize. We’ve all come across a “fake” account at one point in our lives. Though most of these are created by people who simply have too much time on their hands, other fraudulent accounts are created to serve far more malicious purposes.

Top 10 developing countries that use social media the most

Top 10 developing countries that use social media the most

Did you know that developing nations are among those who make up the majority of the top social media users in the world? At the same time it is important to note that the majority of these countries’ populations are actually non-Internet users, with many still preferring to communicate via standard phones that allow text messaging and calling.

Facebook conquers mobile, now has 1 billion+ monthly users

Facebook conquers mobile, now has 1 billion+ monthly users

It seems that social media’s seamless crossover to mobile isn’t going to be a future reality – it’s happening now. With over 1.25 billion active monthly users all over the world and over a billion active users bringing Facebook wherever they go through their mobile devices, it looks like there’s no stopping Zuckerberg‘s brainchild from further growth and expansion.

How to maximize YouTube’s new 3-second intro feature

How to maximize YouTube’s new 3-second intro feature

Okay, so 3 seconds isn’t a whole lot of time, but it is possible to make a lasting impression even in that very short time span. Just think of that breathless last 3 second countdown before a rocket launch, for example. Adding a 3 second intro to your YouTube videos, brief though it may be, will help you make your channel’s branding more consistent. The best part? It’s extremely easy to do and you won’t have any problems following the steps even if you’re new to this whole YouTube creation gig.