Facebook accounts belonging to dead users are set to outnumber the living in 50 years. Photo: Alamy

Facebook profiles of dead people to outnumber the living in 50 years, study says

  • If Facebook continues to expand at current rates, the number of deceased users could reach as high as 4.9 billion before the end of the century
  • Study by academics at Oxford University in the UK raises questions over who has the right to all this data left behind
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Facebook accounts belonging to dead users are set to outnumber the living in 50 years. Photo: Alamy
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