04 February 2013

So many genealogical societies have FB pages -- so little time!



I just spent some time on Facebook (I typically try to “limit” my time on the site to a few minutes early in the day and a few minutes later in the day ).

For a lark, I decided to search on the term “genealogical.”  I was pleasantly surprised to see that many many “genealogical societies” now have a Facebook presence. Check out the images showing just a “fraction” of the societies I found listed.  As you can also see, I have “liked” only a few.  Part of that is relevance to the research that I do and part of it is there are only so many minutes (cough hours) in the day that I can spend on Facebook.

Don’t forget that NGS has a Facebook page. In fact, every post from this blog is cross-posted to this Facebook page.



Are you on Facebook?  If so, besides access to the news of genealogical societies and related services, why are you on Facebook?  For someone who has not yet joined Facebook, from a genealogical and family history perspective, why might they join?




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