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Mar 7, 2022

FamilySearch Announces the Get Involved Volunteer Experience

On Friday, March 4, FamilySearch announced the Get Involved volunteer experience, which can be accessed in a new mobile app and on FamilySearch.org. A tab at the top of the website titled Get Involved now appears where the Indexing tab used to be.

“But indexing is not going away,” said Ty Davies, a FamilySearch portfolio director who oversees the development of records. “It’s becoming part of this Get Involved piece.”

Get Involved had a limited release in Latin America in December — the experience is called Participa in Spanish. More languages are expected in coming months.

As more and more people worldwide want to connect and find their ancestors, FamilySearch is introducing Get Involved to help people have more personal discoveries in their family history. Reviewing a name on a record that was indexed by handwriting recognition artificial intelligence is one task that can be done with Get Involved.

You can learn more in a video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfIxO3RQGFU.