20 pages | Published Sep 2013 | PDF (download-only) edition
It seems that pinning sites are all the rage and becoming more popular. Sites like Pinterest and others can let you share your family history finds with family, friends and the public. But be warned! Pinning can become an addictive way to surf the Web!
Besides Pinterest, sites like Google Maps, What Was There, History Pin and uencounter.me allow you to share your family photos and content easily! And you never know who will find that content and how you might connect with other genealogists. Pinning is the new “cousin bait!”
About the Author
When he’s not busy writing blog posts, organizing the 3,000+ members of GeneaBloggers.com, teaching online genealogy webinars and more, Thomas MacEntee is busy in his role as “genealogy ninja.” Stealth is not always easy, but he manages to get the inside track on emerging technologies and vendors as they relate to the genealogy industry. After being laid off from a 25-year career in the tech industry in 2008, Thomas has been able to “repurpose” his skill set for the genealogy community and loves to see other genealogists succeed, whether it is with their own research or building their own careers in the field. You can reach Thomas at email@example.com or visit Hack Genealogy.
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