Sign out: how to close the accounts of someone you have lost

Sign out: how to close the accounts of someone you have lost

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Internet companies don't always make it easy to close the accounts of a deceased person.

Losing a loved one is one of the hardest things to endure and sadly something that the internet unintentionally makes harder.

Death is something of a blindspot in Silicon Valley, and the algorithms of social networking sites often bite back with painful irony once someone has passed away.

Just imagine how it feels to be reminded by Facebook that it’s your late partner’s birthday.

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