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Tools allow Facebook, Twitter posts after death

New tools make it possible to schedule social media posts to go out after death. New tools make it possible to schedule social media posts to go out after death.
(CNN) -

Imagine getting a tweet from someone who isn't even alive.

Sounds creepy, but it can actually happen thanks to some new social media tools.

Technology companies are making it possible for you to send a prewritten e-mail, Facebook status update or Tweet after death.

Some are even coming up with ways to keep your Twitter account active with regular updates that mimic your Twitter personality after you die.

The founder of DeadSocial says, it's a social media savvy way for people to say their final goodbyes.

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