2008

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How-to: Post your Latest News

Posted January 9, 2008 by Geni | No Comment

One of the goals of Geni is to make it easier to stay in touch with your family. The new Latest News feature is a quick and easy way to keep your family updated. Your Latest News will appear as an update on your Family’s News page. You can post your Latest News in two places: Home: Just enter your update into the text box (shown below) and click the ‘post news’ button. Profile: You… Read the full story

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Community Coffee Break

Posted January 8, 2008 by Geni | No Comment

UPDATE: We are back up. You can now access the community sites The Geni community sites are down temporarily for maintenance. This is only the community sites, you can continue to access your Geni account. The following sites will be affected: Help (FAQ) Forum Wiki This post will be updated when we return. In the meantime, why don’t you take our latest poll.

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What is your favorite new feature on Geni?

Posted January 7, 2008 by Geni | No Comment

Now that you have had a few days to play with the new features we released last week, we’d love to hear which new feature is your favorite. Please let us know by taking our latest poll. <a href ="http://www.polldaddy.com" >online surveys</a> – <a href ="http://www.polldaddy.com/p/215359/">Take Our Poll</a> Discuss this story

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New Features – Family News and More

Posted January 3, 2008 by Geni | No Comment

The Home tab is your new hub to view your latest Family News, Inbox, and Calendar on Geni. Family News Family News is your new way to keep up with your family and all of their activity on Geni. Family News displays all the recent activity in your Family group – new birthdays, photos, events, comments, discussions, changes to your tree, and more. You can also share your latest news with your family by quickly… Read the full story

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New Features – Timeline and Events

Posted January 3, 2008 by Geni | No Comment

The Timeline, located within the profile, is a new feature that shows a visual history of the events in a person’s life. Each event lives on its own page containing additional information, photos, attendees, and comments about that event. It is easy to create new events and add them to your Timeline as well as the Timelines of family and friends who were there. As a result, you, your family, and your friends can collaborate… Read the full story

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New Features – Share Your Tree

Posted January 3, 2008 by Geni | No Comment

Many of our users have asked for additional ways to share their Geni Tree with others. In addition to printing your tree and inviting your relatives to join your tree, there are now three new ways you can share your tree: GEDCOM Export: You can export your tree as a GEDCOM file. GEDCOM is a standard file format used to save, transfer, and transport genealogical information. Exporting a GEDCOM file will allow you to save… Read the full story

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More Enhancements

Posted January 3, 2008 by Geni | No Comment

Profile Enhancements Recent Activity – The new Recent Activity profile module displays the most recent activity by that person. For unclaimed profiles the Revision History module will display the most recent updates for that person. Use the view all link for a full list of activity. Family Module – The Family module on the profile now displays the person’s Immediate Family, Ancestors, and Descendants in addition to their Family group. Additional Fields – Baptism (Date… Read the full story

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Geni.com will be back soon

Posted January 3, 2008 by Geni | No Comment

We are down temporarily for some maintenance. We’ll be back soon!

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