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emergingtech@rootsweb.com
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What emerging tech are you excited about using in your genealogy? We can discuss it all. There are more in-depth lists about various aspects of DNA testing, but we can do general discussions about how best to choose tests and then to use results to further our family histories. Do you use Facebook and other social media in your genealogy work? How about blogging, tweeting, using wikis, mapping, new genealogy websites? Tell us what you are trying, and what is working for you, and what is a waste of time or money.

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Welcome to the EMERGINGTECH mailing list!! PLEASE SAVE THIS INFORMATION so you have it for future reference. PLEASE BE CONSIDERATE of your fellow list members. Some folks are beginners at computers and some to genealogy. The world is a better place when we are all patient with each other. Personal attacks, criticism, or flaming are never permitted. HOW DO YOU POST? Send an email to emergingtech@rootsweb.com WHAT SHOULD YOU POST? 1. Questions about your ancestors. Give as much detail as you can. 2. Interesting history that is relevant to the list. 3. Genealogy and family history conferences, even if they charge for admission. 4. Genealogy societies should feel free to post about their society and their websites. 5. Book reviews of genealogy books are reasonable to post. A list of books is not, but sharing a good genealogy book you've found is a good idea. 6. Links to personal blogs that are about genealogy. They can be your blog or another. Even if the blog has ads, that is not a problem. 7. New collections on various genealogy sites that are relevant. We don't want advertisements, but if you find an interesting collection on Ancestry, FamilySearch, Library of Congress, or some other site that has relevance to the list, let people know. WHAT SHOULD BE IN YOUR POST? 1. An informative but concise subject line. 2. When replying to a previous message, be sure to check that the intended recipient's address is showing in the Send To box of your email BEFORE clicking on SEND. 3. Proofread and be sure you want your post public. All posts go in the archives! WANT TO UNSUBSCRIBE? Send an email to emergingtech-leave@rootsweb.com and put unsubscribe in the subject and body and nothing else.