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Facebook groups for genealogy

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Re: Facebook groups for genealogy

Posted: 22 Aug 2012 11:12AM GMT
Classification: Query
The unfortunate part of people using Facebook for queries is that they are lost after the moment. There's no ability to search.

I am in a few "genealogical" Facebook groups -- co admin some. However, I find I am always pointing them to the archived geni sites that they can search and post for others to find later.

I find that Facebook is best for connecting today's cousins... via searching the friends of relatives. Or searching to see if someone has an account. Far more productive than posting my particular query in a randomly related (area?) group. Seems that more often than not it is newbies beginning some of the groups and newbies posting to them.

I am not really seeing value in posting queries at Facebook.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Drew Smith 22 Jul 2012 2:06PM GMT 
ovington1_1 22 Jul 2012 2:42PM GMT 
jasche 22 Jul 2012 3:06PM GMT 
Katherine Wil... 18 Oct 2013 7:57PM GMT 
Drew Smith 22 Jul 2012 3:10PM GMT 
jasche 22 Jul 2012 3:38PM GMT 
Drew Smith 22 Jul 2012 4:01PM GMT 
13confido 22 Aug 2012 5:12PM GMT 
Drew Smith 22 Aug 2012 5:27PM GMT 
millikan_baug... 23 Dec 2012 3:09AM GMT 
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