Your Digital Afterlife: When Facebook, Flickr and Twitter Are Your Estate, What's Your Legacy?
Publication date: November 2010
Digital Book format: PDF (Adobe DRM)
This is the eBook version of the printed book.
Almost without realizing it, we have stopped saving our memories in photo albums, home movies, and letters, and have transitioned to almost total digital storage of such assets and information. Bank statements and credit card bills that we used to receive by mail and file away are now stored and accessed on the internet. If we don’t take steps to make all this information available to our heirs, our personal legacies could be lost forever. Written by the creators of thedigitalbeyond.com, this book explains the challenges, and offers solutions to make sure survivors can have access to this valuable material. It also explores different online memorial sites, which can do everything from notifying your email list when you die, to providing a place where survivors can post their memories.