Tweeting , Blogging , Posting : How Does Social Networking Help Genealogists .
Let’slook at some social networking tools.
We will cover as much as our one hour will allow!
Blogs : online journals usually maintained by an individual with regular entries.
Family Tree Magazine 40 best genealogy blogs
RSS - Really Simple Syndication is a format used to publish frequently updated works.
Facebook : used to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos.
* Applications (gadgets) are objects that allow you to perform certain tasks on a website.
igoogle : one-stop social networking tool
Slideshare : a business media site for sharing presentations, documents and pdfs.
Social networking : online sharing and communicating.
Twitte r: users send and read messages known as tweets .
Social Bookmarking : a method for Internet users to share, organize, search, and manage
Wikis: allow the easy creation and editing of collaborative websites.
Other Social Networking tools :
Podcasts: Genealogy Guys
Social Networking for Genealogists by Drew Smith
Blogs, wikis, podcasts: and other powerful web tools for classrooms by Will Richardson
Debbie Bloom Richland County Public Library
Walker Local History Room Manager