8 thousand people are dying daily on the social media platform Facebook. By the end of this century, Facebook will be the world’s largest virtual cemetery, Because there will be profiles of died people more than alive people living on Facebook. Thousands of users use Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Reddit and other apps but Facebook is a social media giant.
There are approximately two billion Facebook users, WhatsApp has 1.5 billion, Instagram has one billion, and Twitter has 33.6 million users of which crores of users are from India. Some people think what happens our digital account after our death.
Facebook becoming a Virtual Cemetery
The big question is, after the death of Facebook users or digital platforms, how do the digital platforms know about the need to move digital assets such as private photos, videos, and posts of friends to their family. cyber law experts say that when someone dies, their emails and social media accounts are alive, digital property is a transferable property and any heir of the person concerned can take permission to run them.
Facebook allows its users to make a will, after his death, he can choose any family member or any friend to run his account. Facebook says that when someone tells us that someone dies, we make his account memorable.
Under the heritage contract, the heir of the deceased can write a post on the timeline of his Facebook account. If someone likes that post, then he has to get permission from the heir to download the photos, posts and profile information of the deceased’s account. The heir, however, will not be able to log in to the deceased’s account or read his personal messages. Alternatively, the user can tell Facebook that his account can be permanently deleted after death.