Facebook Alternatives

Looking for a bit of privacy in your social network? You’ve got options.

This week we learned that Facebook allowed Cambridge Analytics to access the personal information in 50 million users to be used for political purposes. While Facebook is a great platform for news and “public” resources (genealogy network groups, apps, archives and resource pages along with other research pages and groups), it’s not a safe place to share personal information. Even something as…

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Build A Family Network

Social networks are nice but not very private. Here are some easy and affordable options.

If you’re like us, you’ve got family spread across the country and maybe even overseas. Although the costs to travel mean we don’t get together as often as we would like, that doesn’t mean we haven’t found creative ways to stay involved with far-away family and friends. Facebook has revolutionized how we can “keep up” with each other, but it does have serious privacy and security issues. I’m not…

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