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Should access to a person’s social media accounts be turned over to family members after he or she dies?

Response Percent Votes
No
 
43% 275
Yes
 
42% 267
Not sure
 
14% 92
Total 634

Comments

SirReal 2 years, 9 months ago

If anyone knows the person (five foot 8 brown scraggly beard) living out of a school bus in brook creek park area....

It has been well over one month that at least one person has been squatting out of an old beat up school bus with the words 'school' blackened out, in the brook creek park area, with their animals in tow. To be fair, five weeks is a generous amount of time to have been allowed to live out of your vehicle on a public street considering it is illegal. Please find another spot, please go to Mass st. if you want to panhandle, do not do it on our street, people in the neighborhood have witnessed this. You need to pull into a driveway of someone that you know at the very least. There is plenty of rentals available in the area for not a lot of money at all probably a few without security deposits even. I take pride in this neighborhood and it is time for you to move on. You have overstayed your welcome. Five weeks is a generous amount of time.

deec 2 years, 9 months ago

I'd guess as long as they are moving the vehicle every day or two it is probably legal to camp/park on the street.

mae 2 years, 9 months ago

Are you suggesting this person should die or what is your point? This has nothing to do with social media obviously if they live in a bus and sport a beard. Btw, surreal, good call on the 5ft8inch call. You rock at height.

Ron Holzwarth 2 years, 9 months ago

"There is plenty of rentals available in the area for not a lot of money at all probably a few without security deposits even."

Really? Where? Curious low income people want to know.

rockchalker52 2 years, 9 months ago

Yah, do it. Good new sources of entertainment. You can check out all of my stuff. I'll be dead. I won't mind. If I do, I imagine it'll prove difficult to express.

RoeDapple 2 years, 9 months ago

Ya thinks I'm boring here? Wait'll you see my FB . . .

Liberty275 2 years, 9 months ago

Your poll has no valid answer. The "account" should be deleted unless the deceased has requested otherwise. I'm sure.

rukidingme 2 years, 9 months ago

Have you ever heard the saying "I'll take it to my grave" Leave the accounts closed and delete them unless it in the will to read and open. If opened look at how many people could be hurt by what they never knew. We al have something in our past that we will take to our grave.

JM Andy 2 years, 9 months ago

Not without prior (doh!) written permission from the deceased. I'm not close to my family and I'm scared to think what they might post. Probably some Christian crap that would make me roll over in my grave.

gl0ck0wn3r 2 years, 9 months ago

Shouldn't it be handled as property much in the same way everything else is handled in one's will? I think that is eventually where it will end up.

rockchalker52 2 years, 9 months ago

I would like my history, you see, To be as fond as it can be. But when I'm said & done Offer praise or make some fun. It'll be the same difference to me.

George_Braziller 2 years, 9 months ago

A friend of mine died a month ago but his Facebook account still exists and I kind of like that it does. Every once in a while I go back to re-read his posts and look at the photos in his album. He also posted some videos of him on stage. Bill may be dead but I can still watch and hear him at the piano.

chaelaw 2 years, 9 months ago

My boyfriend died almost a year ago, and I can't briny myself to delete his Facebook. I like being able to look at it every now and then and see his pictures...

average 2 years, 9 months ago

Being able to post the announcements of their deaths on each of my parents' Facebook walls was helpful in getting the news out to hundreds of people I wouldn't have known or thought to tell otherwise. It's not 1950 any more, where almost all your acquaintances live in the same city and all read the same obituary section in the same paper.

Ron Holzwarth 2 years, 9 months ago

What about the poor spammers? They'll be sending spam to people who won't ever read it!

rockchalker52 2 years, 9 months ago

"My greatest fear in life is that no-one will remember me after I'm dead." - some dead guy

GmaD321 2 years, 9 months ago

I think the family should be able to access it 2 get photos off of it that they may not have of their loved one. That is how I contacted friends of my son"s after he died and was able to get all kinds of photos of him that bring back memories and just warm my heart in general.

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