TECHTRENDS: Taking Control of Your Digital Afterlife
GoodTrust - your trusted digital legacy advisor. Learn more about GoodTrust here. This article is provided by TechTrends.
"...while we got used to the idea of living online, we now need to get used to the concept of dying online. There are an estimated 30 million dead people on Facebook today, yet that number is still relatively small considering the platform’s 2.7 billion monthly users. By 2100 there will be between 1.4 and 4.9 billion dead people on Facebook alone – likely more dead accounts than live ones."
This article is brought to you by GoodTrust's own Content/PR lead and resident author, Daniel Sieberg. In his interview with TechTrends, he drills down to the fundamental issue that GoodTrust is aiming to solve. The fact that we're spending so much more time online yet we have very few systems in place if any, to preserve our new digital lives. The graduation photos sent to family, the digital baby showers done over zoom, and much more can be lost if there isn't a streamlined way for someone to access them or even know they exist somewhere.
Check out the full TechTrends article here.