Facebook wants to know who gets your account when you pass away so they’re introducing a new feature called Legacy Contact.
As explained Thursday, choosing someone to manage your account after you pass away goes way beyond a basic memorialized account Facebook has offered for quite some time now.
The new system helps the ones left behind experience loss with a greater sense of possibility, comfort and support as your account becomes a memorial of your life, friendships and experiences.
The person designated as your Legacy Contact will be able to pin a post on your Timeline, respond to new friend requests and update your profile picture, but they won’t be allowed to post as you nor will they be permitted to access and read your messages on the service. Read More