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Utilizing [http://www.facebook.com/ Facebook] to reach out to younger genealogists is something that all societies should consider.  A society officer with a Facebook account can set up a page on Facebook and those interested in the page can then click the 'Like' button to receive posts from the society in their news feed.
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== Finding living relatives ==
  
There are many features on a 'fan page'.  You can set up discussions, get news of events or other news about your society out, and do a lot more.  For example, FamilySearch has a Facebook fan page, it can be found at [http://www.facebook.com/familysearch http://www.facebook.com/familysearch]
 
  
  
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== Sharing your genealogy ==
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=== Best posting practices ===
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=== Using a Facebook group ===
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=== Using a Facebook page ===
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== Genealogical Society Webmasters ==
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Utilizing [http://www.facebook.com/ Facebook] to reach out to younger genealogists is something that all societies should consider.  A society officer with a Facebook account can set up a page on Facebook and those interested in the page can then click the 'Like' button to receive posts from the society in their news feed.
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There are many features on a 'fan page'.&nbsp; You can set up discussions, get news of events or other news about your society out, and do a lot more.&nbsp; For example, FamilySearch has a Facebook fan page, it can be found at [http://www.facebook.com/familysearch http://www.facebook.com/familysearch]<br> Return to [[Genealogical Society Webmasters]]
  
 
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Revision as of 04:31, 7 April 2012

Finding living relatives

Sharing your genealogy

Best posting practices

Using a Facebook group

Using a Facebook page

Genealogical Society Webmasters

Utilizing Facebook to reach out to younger genealogists is something that all societies should consider.  A society officer with a Facebook account can set up a page on Facebook and those interested in the page can then click the 'Like' button to receive posts from the society in their news feed.

There are many features on a 'fan page'.  You can set up discussions, get news of events or other news about your society out, and do a lot more.  For example, FamilySearch has a Facebook fan page, it can be found at http://www.facebook.com/familysearch
Return to Genealogical Society Webmasters