The National Genealogical Society has developed the following a social media policy for it’s upcoming conference scheduled to take place atThe NGS 2011 Family History Conference will be held at the North Charleston Convention Center in Charleston, South Carolina, from 11–14 May 2011:

“NGS does permit and encourage the use of social media, such as Facebook, Twitter and blogging at the conference as a way to summarize, highlight, excerpt, review, critique, and/or promote the presented materials, syllabus materials, or the conference in general, provided that (1) the material is not shared in full and (2) the author/speaker is referenced and cited appropriately in each case.  Please keep in mind that our presenters have invested many hours into the development of this material and copyright laws apply.”

Click on the link to  Geneabloggers web site to read Thomas MacEntree’s informational post.

1 Comment on NGS Conference adds social media policy for Charleston conference

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