What happens when a deceased person's account is memorialized?

Here are some of the key features of memorialized accounts:

  • Instagram doesn’t allow anyone to log into a memorialized account.
  • The profile of a memorialized account doesn't appear differently from an account that hasn't been memorialized.
  • Memorialized accounts can’t be changed in any way. This includes changes to likes, followers, tags, posts and comments.
  • Posts the deceased person shared, including photos and videos, stay on Instagram and are visible to the audience they were shared with.
  • Memorialized accounts don't appear in public spaces, like people's Explore section.

Learn how to request the memorialization of a deceased person's account.

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