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Social Media for Family Historians


  • 45-60 minutes
    Up to 2 hours with live demonstrations
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    I REQUIRE the host to provide a data projector
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Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, blogs, what does it all mean? Is it a waste of time? Is it safe? This talk will provide some answers.

This talk gives a broad overview of social networking sites:

  • definition and description of social networking
  • the advantages
  • the dangers and how to overcome them
  • communication sites and sharing sites
  • a look at a few of the most popular sites, such as Facebook, Twitter and a few blogs

Live demonstrations of some sites will be given where possible.