Staying Safe Using Social Media

Staying Safe Using Social Media

Summary Details

Length: 60 minutes

Summary: Participants will learn various ways to effectively use social media site such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ while still protecting their privacy.

Description:  Are you hesitant to use popular social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter or even Pinterest and share your genealogy research because of issues involving personal information and privacy? Learn how to safely navigate these sites and still get the most out of them!

Audience Level: Beginner

Requirements: Projection for laptop/netbook computer on large screen; internet connection – wired or wireless (preferred in order to show live websites and resources).

Content: 4 page handout


  • Best Practices
  • In-Person vs. Online
  • Ways to Stay Safe
  • Links

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