Updating Your Profile Page and Other Account Settings [VIDEO]

Posted by Pam Velazquez on March 27, 2014 in Site, Research

It is wise to do a little housekeeping in your online accounts. In this video, Crista Cowan shares best practices for keeping your profile fresh and interesting. She’ll also show you how to update your account settings so you see what you want to see from


1 P VondruskaMarch 28, 2014 at 12:13 am

How do i stop those awful pop up ads and link like double blue link words that take me to a site that wants me to but something. And some that are inappropriate for young people. They are driving me nuts. I get them constantly only when I sign on to your site. I cannot even research my family without getting a link I must hit. I pay for the use of your site and an am being deluged with this crap. Please stop it. Please I do not want ads popping up everywhere.

2 PatMarch 29, 2014 at 3:46 pm

P Vondruska, this isn’t coming from Ancestry…you’ve picked up some malware along the way (could have been part of a download for another product). Suggest downloading and running the free version of MalwareBytes. That program finds and removes any instances of such software. It’s a good tool to have to help keep your system tidy.

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