Sessions at Atlanta Family History Expo 2010 about Family History and Social Media

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Friday 12th November 2010

  • Social Networking for Genealogists

    by Thomas MacEntee

    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.

    At 10:00am to 11:00am, Friday 12th November

  • Social Media Q & A

    by Holly T. Hansen

    This Panel Discussion will give instruction and allow you to ask questions and receive answers on the benefits of social media and how to leverage it for connecting with experts, education, and collaborating with family historians interested in common family lines and resources. Session will be moderated by Family History Expos President‐ Holly T. Hansen.

    At 11:30am to 12:30pm, Friday 12th November

  • Blogging for Beginners

    Step‐by‐step approach to creating a blog, and making postings using the free service at Blogger.com. A great way to share genealogy research, post your society's newsletter, share info with extended family members. The webinar will also feature a survey of sample blogs, and links for additional help.

    At 1:30pm to 2:30pm, Friday 12th November

  • Facebook for Genealogists

    by Thomas MacEntee

    Afraid to make the jump into Facebook? Wondering what all the fuss is about or how Facebook can work to the genealogists advantage? Come along for a journey through this exciting social media application.

    At 4:30pm to 5:30pm, Friday 12th November

Saturday 13th November 2010