Creative Ways to Use Social Media to Find Your Italian Roots

American descendants of the village of Castiglione, Isernia, Molise, Italy met one another for the first time in Colorado after finding each other on Facebook. This group of cousins live in Ohio, Colorado and Tennessee. American descendants of the village of Castiglione, Isernia, Molise, Italy met one another for the first time in Colorado after finding each other on Facebook. This group of cousins live in Ohio, Colorado and Tennessee.

Many Italian Americans are becoming interested in discovering more about their Italian roots, but they may have been overlooking a place that can help them with their journey - social media. On Facebook, the number of Italian American genealogy groups is growing day by day. Unlike the traditional genealogy websites like Ancestry.com or FamilySearch.org, Facebook provides members an opportunity to connect more closely with others who share a passion for Italian immigrant history or Italian American culture. So how can you use Facebook in your search for your roots? In this article, we will look at three ways.

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