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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 allow you to share your family pho...more
Kindle Edition, First e-dition, 30 pages
Published August 2013 by Hack Genealogy
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Midge Frazel
Sep 04, 2013 Midge Frazel rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: genealogists and family historians
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Social media and genealogy are Thomas MacEntee's specialties and that certainly shows in this short but useful Kindle ebook about learning to use the fabulously addictive "pin" based Web sites. Most genealogists have heard only of Pinterest but Thomas offers ideas for pinning your own content for cousin bait. Most importantly, he gives information and advise on learning about copyright and terms of service that both experienced pin-aholics and novice-pinners need to understand and abide by.

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Cyndi Beane-Henry
What a great book of advice and information for those genealogists and family researchers who want to try a different way of sharing on the internet. Among the many ways to pin, Thomas lists the sites most popular at the time of the writing of the book. No excuse not to know how to pin your favorite family information!

I found the short book, only 30 pages, easy to read and understand, and I'm not the technology guru that MacEntee is!

I highly recommend Pinning Your Family History for anyone who w...more
Short & sweet; goes even beyond Pinterest. Includes links to get more info on the subject.
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Thomas MacEntee is a genealogy professional specializing in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogy research and as a way to connect with others in the family history community.

When he’s not busy writing blog posts, organizing the 3,000+ members of, teaching online genealogy webinars and more, Thomas MacEntee is busy in his role as “genealogy ninja.” Stealth i...more
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