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Now someone can run your Facebook page even after you're dead

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Many people "like" the new feature on Facebook that allows someone to control your account after you've died. Many people "like" the new feature on Facebook that allows someone to control your account after you've died.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Dying can be a scary thing. It's drifting off into the unknown. And surely, you've contemplated "who will take care of all of my pictures of the dinners I ate and Buzzfeed results on which Friends character I'm most like when I die?" Well, Facebook says they now have you covered. 

The social media site announced on Thursday that they will let users pick someone who can manage their account after they pass away. Prior to this, accounts were locked so no one could log in. 

Facebook says you simply choose a "legacy contact", and that person will be able to post to your page, respond to friend requests (no reason not to gain new followers just because you're dead), and update your profile picture and cover photos. Facebook says they will also ensure someone who has died can never show up as a "suggested friend" or in other ways that could upset the person's loved ones. 

If this doesn't sound like someone you'd be interested in, Facebook said they can also just delete your account. But how will they know you've died without a "legacy contact"? Oh yeah, Facebook knows everything. 

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