One in four Brits want online accounts deleted after death - LifeSearch

Let's Start Talking campaign

Adam Saville
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One in four Brits want online accounts deleted after death - LifeSearch

Vast majority have not discussed what they want to happen to posthumous social media data

A quarter of Brits (24%) think social media and email data should be automatically removed after they have passed away, while one in 10 (12%) are worried about what will happen to their accounts after they have gone, research from LifeSearch has revealed. It also found that the majority of us (92%) have not made plans or informed loved-ones about their ‘data death' wishes. The findings come as part as the life adviser firms Let's Start Talking campaign to get people to open up around uncomfortable...

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