Planning for the Digital Afterlife

Lawyers Digital Assets
14 December 2017

Clients are spending more of their life online, and the memories and information shared there may be inaccessible without planning ahead. The ubiquitous nature of social media and the significance of a client's digital assets necessitates the consideration in all estate planning conversations. The infographic highlights social media's significance in our lives.

To help you advise clients we have made available for download a comprehensive summary of how the top 6 social media and digital companies manage their users data. Use this information when developing a digital asset plan, as every provider manages user's information differently and are subject to local laws.

Please click the link below to download our summary.

 

 

References:

  • http://mashable.com/2014/06/24/social-media-death/#RKhYy_Obiaqq
  • http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats.htm
  • http://www.pewinternet.org/2017/05/17/technology-use-among-seniors/
  • http://www.velocitydigital.co.uk/infographic-social-media-statistics-for-2013/
  • https://blog.globalwebindex.net/chart-of-the-day/daily-time-spent-on-social-networks/
  • https://blog.wishpond.com/post/115675435109/40-up-to-date-facebook-facts-and-stats
  • https://goo.gl/Q7gd4d
  • https://wearesocial.com/special-reports/digital-in-2017-global-overview
  • https://www.dwsimpson.com/9483/social-media-in-the-professional-world
  • https://www.omnicoreagency.com/instagram-statistics/
  • https://www.statista.com/statistics/272014/global-social-networks-ranked-by-number-of-users/