04 April 2017

Twile – new fun visual feature to help engage younger generations


Twile – new fun visual feature to help engage younger generations

Last year, after Rootstech 2016, I briefly mentioned Twile in a list of Finalists for the Innovator Showdown awards.

Recently, Twile, was back on my radar as it has a new fun feature!  First, a quick refresher … this FREE and private timeline creation tool is self-described as:


Twile makes your family history more visual and engaging. Pull together all of your family's memories, photos and stories in the same place.

Import your family history to automatically create a visual timeline and then share it privately with the rest of your family.

The new and FREE feature is that you can create an infographic of your family history. Just upload a FamilySearch tree or GEDCOM and you are off and running. To learn more about this feature, I suggest you read this GeneaPress piece, Twile Launches Free Family Infographic.


With over 60% of family historians concerned that their findings will be lost or forgotten and 74% doubtful if anyone will continue their family history research*, Twile have come up a quick and interesting way of getting non-genealogists interested in their ancestry.

It does seem to create a fun, simple to share snapshot of one’s documented family.





Tell us if you shared a Twile created Family Infographic with your family, whether genealogically-minded or not, and their reaction!









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