Italy: opinion on social network accounts and digital death 2019

The statistic reports the result of a survey on the intentions of people with regard to the future of their online accounts (social networks and email) once they pass away, conducted in Italy in 2019. On the one hand, almost half of the Italians interviewed claimed they would prefer their accounts to be removed from the internet after their death. On the other hand, only 13 percent declared they would like their accounts to remain active.

Which of the following actions would you like to be taken after your death with regard to your digital presence on social networks?

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Source

Release date

February 2019

Region

Italy

Survey time period

February 2019

Number of respondents

1,012 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Omnibus survey

Supplementary notes

The source used a CAWI methodology to collect data.

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