Category Archives: Facebook

As You Go on Vacations or Trips, Please Don’t Advertise It on Social Media – Public Service Announcement (PSA)

If you are taking vacations or going to be away from home this summer for too long, or any time for that matter, please don’t advertise it on social media. Likewise, if you are visiting family or friends, have them … Continue reading

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Great Cycle Challenge June 2019

#ad To avoid issues with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), better safe than sorry which is why I did the #ad above. I am participating in the Great Cycle Challenge (to fight childhood cancer) – https://greatcyclechallenge.com/Pages/About this month (June 2019). I … Continue reading

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Ancestry Surpasses 15 Million DNA Customers – Ancestry.com

It took Ancestry.com long enough to post it on their blog – Ancestry Surpasses 15 Million DNA Customers: https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2019/05/31/ancestry-surpasses-15-million-dna-customers/.  I noted a while back they had posted it on their Facebook page – AncestryDNA Hits 15 Million Kits Processed May 21, … Continue reading

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AncestryDNA Hits 15 Million Kits Processed May 21, 2019

I missed this announcement from Ancestry.com as I was expecting it to appear on their blog, but it’s not posted there. I saw a blogger announce it today that Ancestry had hit 15 million kits processed mark recently. When I … Continue reading

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The Good & The Bad of the Writing Community — Sam H Arnold

5 things I love about the writing community and 5 things that drive me to distraction Since starting writing on Medium, a year ago, I have met some amazing people. The support I have received from everyone is amazing. None … Continue reading

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Obituaries and Copyright – Canada Court Decision

Standard Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult a legal expert who is familiar with the area of … Continue reading

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What the New Facebook and Instagram Changes Mean for You

I saw this a few days ago – What the New Facebook and Instagram Changes Mean for You: https://arimeghlen.co.uk/2019/04/29/what-the-new-facebook-and-instagram-changes-mean-for-you/. Worth a read if you use Facebook or Instagram to promote your blog.

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AncestryDNA and 23andMe Ethnicity Updates

I have seen reports on various Facebook groups that 23andMe and AncestryDNA have updated, or are updating, their ethnicity results. In checking my AncestryDNA ethnicity results, I believe they have been updated. With 23andMe, mine don’t appear to be updated, … Continue reading

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Why My Posts Sometimes Include Medical and/or Legal Disclaimers

If you read enough of my posts (actually reading this one gets you two for one), you will come across some posts that have one or both of these disclaimers – Standard Disclaimer: I am not a medical health professional … Continue reading

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New Ogden Utah FamilySearch Center Offers World of Discoveries – FamilySearch

I saw this on the FamilySearch website a few minutes ago-  New Ogden Utah FamilySearch Center Offers World of Discoveries: https://media.familysearch.org/new-ogden-utah-familysearch-center-offers-world-of-discoveries/. Family members of all ages will have fun making personal and family discoveries at the newest FamilySearch Center in … Continue reading

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