From NY Times: Face­book allows you to desig­nate a friend or family member as a “legacy contact.” If you want to have your account memo­ri­al­ized after you die, this person basi­cally serves as the executor of your Face­book account by managing your profile and can update your cover photo and profile photo, post infor­ma­tion and accept new friend requests. (Memo­ri­al­ized accounts without legacy contacts cannot be changed.) · Go to Unlike you, your Face­book account can be immortal →