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New Company Manages Your Online Life After Death

ONLINE PRIVACY—SWEDEN

March 16, 2010

For those who have ever wondered what will become of their social networking pages and photos or their online games, posts and blogs after they pass away, a Swedish online company may have the answer. Lisa Granberg and Elin Tybring's new company, Webwill, solves the problem of what happens to that content when family or friends are unable to access or delete social networking profiles after the loss of a loved one, Deutsche Welle reports. "You create an account and tell us which online services you use, and what changes we should make after your death," Granberg says. "...Once we're informed of your death, we execute your digital will, so to speak."
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