Friday, May 11, 2012

Social Networking: New Horizons for Genealogists

The Friends of the National Archives-Southeast Region, Inc., are please to sponsor the presentation "Social Networking: New Horizons for Genealogists" with Thomas MacEntee on May 14, 2012.

Summary: Thousands of genealogists and family historians have discovered new ways to expand and improve their genealogy endeavors using social networking, also called social media networking. Learn the basics of blogging, Twitter, Facebook, wikis and more in an easy-to-follow session that cuts through all the hype and the lingo.
Description: Did you know that the over 55 crowd is the fastest growing group of Facebook users? Did you know that Twitter is not the domain of the much younger “texting” crowd but is used by an older more savvy group of people? Did you ever wonder how and if these programs, along with others such as blogs and wikis, can be used to help genealogists? Wonder no more as we explore what makes up the oft-mystifying term “social networking” and how each program is currently being used by genealogists and family historians of all ages.
Thomas MacEntee is a professional genealogist specializing in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogical research and as a means of interacting with others in the family history community

This presentation will be broadcast live on May 14, 2012:
·   7:00 pm Eastern
·   6:00 pm Central
·   5:00 pm Mountain
·   4:00 pm Pacific

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar. You will use your unique URL in your confirmation email to logon to the live broadcast on the 14th of May.
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