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Call It Facebook for the Dead: Latter-day Saints’ Helps Build Online Tree of Family Connections

Broadband and Democratization, Broadband Data, Broadband's Impact, social networking March 22nd, 2013

SALT LAKE CITY, March 22, 2013 – When I was younger, family history was for old folks. Now that I am older, family history is for kids adept at using computers and mobile devices.

What accounts for this change? Personal computing and broadband. Nowhere is this remarkable change — from the province of the old to a playground for the young — more visible than at the RootsTech conference that kicked off here on Thursday.

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