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March 5 - free webinar on Social Networking for Genealogy with Thomas MacEntee

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  • Joan Miller
    Hi all, There is a free webinar being offered this Saturday March 5 (at 10 am PST) on Social Networking - New Horizons for Genealogists with Thomas MacEntee.
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 3, 2011
      Hi all,
      There is a free webinar being offered this Saturday March 5 (at 10 am PST) on "Social Networking - New Horizons for Genealogists" with Thomas MacEntee.  Thomas was the fellow that spoke at our AFHS event last fall. His training sessions are very good.

      The information and registration is below.

      Joan Miller
      Luxegen Genealogy
      AFHS Blog

      FREE Webinar this Saturday: "Social Networking - New Horizons for Genealogists" with Thomas MacEntee

      Posted: 01 Mar 2011 08:44 PM PST

      Join us for a Webinar on March 5
      Social Networking - 
      New Horizons for Genealogists
      with Thomas MacEntee

      Space is limited.
      Reserve your Webinar seat now at:

      Join us for this FREE webinar sponsored by the Southern California Genealogical Society.  The Jamboree Extension Series allows genealogists from around the world to attend the types of sessions that will be offered at the 42nd Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree in Burbank, California, on June 10-12, 2011.  The Jamboree Extension Series is offered as a service to the genealogical community.

      Did you know that the over-55 crowd is the fastest growing group of Facebook users? Did you know that Twitter is not the domain of the much younger texting crowd but is used by an older, more savvy group of people? Did you ever wonder how and if these programs, along with others such as blogs and wikis, can be used to help genealogists? Wonder no more as we explore what makes up the oft-mystifying term “social networking” and how each program is currently being used by genealogists and family historians of all ages.

      Our presenter, Thomas MacEntee, is a professional genealogist specializing in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogical research and as a means of interacting with others in the family history community. Utilizing over 25 years of experience in the information technology field, Thomas writes and lectures on the many ways in which blogs, Facebook and Twitter can be leveraged to add new dimensions to the genealogy experience. As the creator of GeneaBloggers.com, he has organized and engaged a community of over 1,400 bloggers to document their own journeys in the search for ancestors.

      Jamboree Extension Series presentations will be scheduled on the first Saturday and third Wednesday of each month.  Saturday sessions will be held at 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time; Wednesday sessions will be scheduled 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.  Jamboree Extension Sessions will be archived and available to SCGS members approximately three days following the webinar.  Membership information can be found at www.scgsgenealogy.com.  Review the list of upcoming SCGS webinars, or check out the GeneaWebinars provided by all sponsors.


      Jamboree Extension Series: "Social Networking – New Horizons for Genealogists"


      Saturday, March 5, 2011


      10:00 AM - 11:30 AM PST

      After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

      System Requirements
      PC-based attendees
      Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server

      Macintosh®-based attendees
      Required: Mac OS® X 10.4.11 (Tiger®) or newer

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