NEW YORK — When someone passes away, their Facebook page can live on — forever. The page tends to become a place where friends and family of the deceased leave messages destined to go unanswered. But that could change though with Facebook’s latest update. Facebook is now letting users choose a legacy contact. That person will be allowed to manage their family member or friend’s account once they pass away. If you’d rather your Facebook page die with you, you can select that option too and your page will be permanently deleted upon your death.
So how do you pick your legacy contact? Here are instructions straight from Facebook.
Open your settings. Choose Security and then Legacy Contact at the bottom of the page.
After choosing your legacy contact, you’ll have the option to send a message to that person.
You may give your legacy contact permission to download an…
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