Prompted by a question posed by Chris Staats on the Staats Place blog (“…what value [do] you feel (or IF you feel) blogs, wikis, social networking (Facebook, Twitter, etc), and any other tool I am omitting, actually add?”), Randy Seaver has written an excellent blog about the genealogical value of all these new social networking tools and websites. These sites have become known as the flagships of what we call Web 2.0. Check it out.