Tag Archives: Genealogy

Multiple Twitter Accounts

Recently, Kathleen Brandt @a3genealogy tweeted:

“Social media experts: I am avid gardner & cook as well as genealogy. How do I keep my genealogy tweets followers separate from others?” [sic]

As one with 3 different Twitter handles, my answer needed to go far beyond 140 characters. Naturally, I decided this would be a better venue to discuss the question.  Let’s start with:

The Basics

Twitter is a two-way street. On one side of the street, you can create an account and send short outbound messages, or “tweets,” to whomever is “following” you. This is fundamentally micro-blogging — you blog in tiny 140 character bursts which Continue reading Multiple Twitter Accounts

LGBT Genealogy

National Coming Out Day was last week, a day set aside to give lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual people encouragement and space to come out of the closet to their friends, colleagues, or family.  And one such “coming out” rang out loud and proud in the genealogy community, despite being completely unsurprising to anyone who’d met the geneablogger extraordinaire.

There is far more gay-ness in family trees than many genealogists are likely to admit or even realize.  We study vital records Continue reading LGBT Genealogy