How To Deactivate A Twitter Account When Someone Dies
Do you need to deactivate your deceased loved one’s Twitter Account? Here’s everything you need to know!
Twitter Deactivation Options: If the Twitter account owner dies, currently you only have the option of
Deleting the account. But according to TechCrunch, in the wake of various user complaints, a memorialization option similar to that of Facebook, should be on its way soon. So stay tuned!
User’s Twitter account username (@username or twitter.com/username)
Full name of the user
Copy of death certificate
Relationship to the user
Your full name and email
Copy of your proof of identification (ID, DL, Passport, etc.)
How to Delete A Twitter Account (WITHOUT PASSWORD):
Access the Twitter Help Center
Submit a Ticket through Twitter Privacy Form
Select “I want to request the deactivation of a deceased or incapacitated person's account.”
Fill in the report details with the required information
How to Delete A Twitter Account (WITH PASSWORD):
Log in to Twitter with the your username and password
Go to your "Settings" page
Under Account Login and Security, select "Deactivate My Account"
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