Google Lets You Name Digital Heirs to Your Accounts

Google Lets You Name Digital Heirs to Your Accounts

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Tara Bellucci
Apr 15, 2013

What happens to your photos and email when you die? Last week, Google allowed users to choose what happens to their data after an extended period of inactivity. Set it for anywhere from three to 12 months, and Google will delete your data or pass it on to one or several "Inactive Account Managers" that you name. 

In other news, Lance Armstrong's Austin home sells, and the Rijksmuseum reopens. See the headlines after the jump.

• Google Lets Users Plan ‘Digital Afterlife’ By Naming Heirs | The Wall Street Journal
• Lance Armstrong Sells Estate In Austin, Texas For A Reportedly Lower Asking Price | Huff Post Home
• The renovated Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam wins rave reviews | BBC

(Image: via The Wall Street Journal)

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