At the point when your relatives or anyone who is known to you passes away, you can make an online request to have their Facebook account removed, deactivated or memorialized (memorialized account).
Memorialized account is a place for loved ones be it family and friends to gather and share memories or recollections after a person has passed away. Memorializing an account likewise helps keep it secure by keeping anybody from signing into it.
If for instance that Facebook is made known that a person has passed away, it is their policy to memorialize the account.
Memorialized account on Facebook enable friends and family to share memories after a person has passed away (dead).
The main individual who can deal with a memorialized account is a legacy contact, who must be specified by the account holder. A legacy contact can do some things like:
- Pin a post on the person’s profile
- Respond to a new friend’s request
- Update the profile picture and cover photo
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If perhaps that the account holder hasn’t chosen a legacy contact, the account won’t be actively looked after by anybody after memorialization request has been created.
To make a request for any account to be memorialized, you should simply go to this link and fill out the memorialization form. The form expects you to fill in fundamental information, for example, the name of the deceased person and the date on which it happened. Alternatively, you may likewise need to fill in details with respect to the proof of death (e.g. a link to the eulogy or other documentation about the dead).
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Memorialized account has the following key highlights:
- The word ‘Remembering’ is appeared by the person’s name on their profile
- Depending on the privacy settings of the account, friends can share memories on the memorialized account Timeline.
- Content the person shared (ex: photos, posts) remains on Facebook and is visible to the group of people or audience it was shared with.
- Memorialized profiles don’t show up in the public spaces, for example, in suggestion for People you may know, adds or birthday updates
- No one can sign into a memorialized account
- Memorialized account that doesn’t have a legacy contact can’t be changed
- Pages with a sole administrator whose account was memorialized are removed from Facebook if a valid request is raised.