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If You Make a Mistake in Your Family Tree

Posted January 20, 2007 by David Sacks | 37 Comments

Per your requests, we’ve made it easier to remove people from your family tree. This happens just like always: just click the little "x" symbol in the top right corner of the person you’d like to remove. However, since we’ve expanded the rules that determine who can be removed, you’ll be asked to confirm this action. Removals cannot be undone, so be sure you really want to remove the person in question! Because building a… Read the full story

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Are you getting our emails?

Posted January 20, 2007 by David Sacks | 17 Comments

As part of our recent upgrades to make the site faster, we’ve also improved the speed of our outgoing emails, which you should receive within a minute (at most) of the action triggering them. Here’s what we’d like to know: are any of our emails getting blocked by your email’s spam filter? If so, please comment on this post, and be sure to tell us who your email provider/ISP is. Likewise, if you know of… Read the full story

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International Characters Recognized

Posted January 20, 2007 by David Sacks | 15 Comments

Geni can now recognize international letters and characters. Thank you to all of those who left feedback on this issue. If you are still having problems, please comment to this entry. Thanks! UPDATE (Feb. 3): We are aware of the problem with foreign keyboards and expect the problem to be fixed in the next week. Thank you for your patience.