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When Facebook users die

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Facebook has more than 900 million users. Everyday, they post updates and pictures documenting their lives, which has many people wondering what happens to users' information when they die? Moreover, what does a relative need to do to deactivate an account of a dearly departed?

Facebook continues to work on the growing situation as it grows in popularity. Now users can create a memorial page for their deceased relatives and friends, but they must go through Facebook for approval. If they want everything deactivated, it takes more than a click of a button too.

Focus @ 4's Marissa Mitchell sat down with a local family that is dealing with a recent lost of a relative and Facebook user. Local attorney Daniel Burnick offers information on protecting all virtual assets, even those not included on Facebook.

If you would like more information on how you can change or alter a deceased relative's Facebook profile, click on the sites "Help" tab and follow the instructions.