Maegan Kasteler | Nov 19, 2018

Using Facebook and Free Apps to Engage Family

Facebook is a great tool to help gather your family together. It spans generations and provides countless ways to connect.

With that in mind, how do you best engage your extended family on Facebook? One answer is to create a family group. At RootsTech 2018 speakers Kelli Shipp and Jamie Wade discussed exactly how to do that.

Shipp and Wade walked us through the process and jargon involved with creating an effective family group on Facebook. They also discussed ways to boost engagement among group members and make the content relevant for members across the globe.

Shipp and Wade finished up by talking about third-party apps that can be used to create engaging content for group members.

Wade said it best when she finished up with, "Remember that with every post, comment, and like, you are adding to your family's history one link at a time."

Watch Shipp and Wade's full presentation here:

Jamie Wade and Kelli Shipp

Read more from Shipp and Wade on their websiteand follow them on Twitter.

Read more about family Facebook groups on our blog here and here. Don't forget to follow us on Twitter!

Maegan Kasteler

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