Engage With the FamilySearch Community on Social Media

Family history can ennoble the soul and enrich our everyday lives. Yet the fast-paced world we live in can make it challenging to stay engaged in this worthy pursuit. Follow FamilySearch on one or all of our official social-media channels to receive delightful doses of family history insight, inspiration, and education.


What You’ll Find on Facebook

Discover a vibrant community of family history enthusiasts. As part of the community, you’ll get insider tips from Family Tree experts, relevant links to family history news and human-interest stories, and be inspired by meaningful photos and stories. Celebrate worldwide holidays and observances with us. Best of all, join in the ongoing conversation.


What You’ll Find on Instagram

Allow us to interrupt your regularly scheduled Instagram feed (you know: selfies, cat photos, and vacation pics) with meaningful moments of reflection. You’ll love the inspirational quotes, photo prompts, historical photos, and daily celebrations—so you’ll never miss #NationalCameraDay again.

What You’ll Find on Twitter

Receive announcements and reminders about milestone events like RootsTech and the World Indexing Event, and be the first to know about new database releases and updates. In our 140 characters or less, we also share links to informative how-to articles and heartwarming news stories, including letters sent from former WWII refugees to displaced Syrian families.

Follow @FamilySearch


What You’ll Find on Pinterest

Got Scandinavian, Italian, British, or Canadian ancestors? The FamilySearch Pinterest page has you covered with heritage Pin boards offering cultural and language insights, research tips, maps, and helpful resources from around the Web. Other boards include Modern Day Pioneers, Indexing Basics, Family Activities, Family Recipes, and more.

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What You’ll Find on YouTube

The FamilySearch YouTube channel serves as our central hub of video inspiration, with hundreds of instructive and edifying videos. Enjoy beginner tips, interviews with family history experts, and tips for solving common research challenges.


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What You’ll Find on Facebook

Enjoy the latest genealogy news and articles from the world’s largest family history library. The library’s Facebook page is the best source for upcoming library events, research tips, and links to valuable and interesting family history resources.


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What You’ll Find on Facebook

Join this robust and growing community of indexers to get the scoop on current and upcoming Indexing projects from all over the world. Discover great tips, how-to’s, videos, and helpful hints to get started and stay engaged as you help make records searchable through indexing.


What You’ll Find on Twitter

Keep up-to-date on the latest information to help you succeed and have fun indexing. With announcements for worldwide events, project launches, and great tips and articles from indexers like you, this is the way to stay plugged in.

Follow @FamilySearchInd



What You’ll Find on Facebook

The RootsTech Facebook page gives you exclusive access to:

  • Conference announcements
  • Live video coverage of the event
  • Training tip videos from industry experts
  • Weekly articles highlighting tips and tricks to improve your research

What You’ll Find on Twitter

Stay up-to-date on the latest genealogy technology and trends:

  • Watch video interviews with genealogy experts.
  • Explore articles on topics derived from RootsTech presentations.
  • Connect with thousands of passionate family historians during the conference by using #RootsTech in your tweets.

Follow @RootsTechConf

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