The digital you after you die

According to CBC news last year estimates three Facebook account users will die every minute. That’s 1.78 million people in 2011 with accounts in limbo. Adam Ostrow (editor-in-chief of Mashable) gives a 5 minute talk at TED:

Many of us have a social media presence — a virtual personality made up of status updates, tweets and connections, stored in the cloud… What happens to that personality after you’ve died? Could it … live on?

For some more links on ‘What happens to social media when I die‘ see HCSMANZ’s site which has gathered some good info and discussion