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David Sacks new startup Geni, which we wrote about last week, has gone live.
The initial product is a very easy to use Flash tool to create a profile and a family tree – including siblings, spouses, cousins, aunts and uncles, and their families. When y…
Great start! I look forward to features. You’re right it was very easy to get my family tree started.
Geni – Links in A Bottle
(PRWeb) Los Angeles – January 16, 2007 – A new web site was just launched by former PayPal creator David O. Sacks. Geni.com is designed to create a family tree for the entire world! The site applies Web 2.0 principles for social networking …
Geni: Online Tool For Geneology
Very very cool. The Geni Blog: Geni in the Press. My extended family is way into genealogy. Im sort of interested too. This is a cool way to play with it. Check out Geni.com.
Killer flash-based user interface. Sublimely easy to use. Recommend…
David Sacks Launches Geni
Past Venture Voice guest David O. Sacks launched Geni today, as TechCrunch reports, which aims to be the ultimate family tree. Many have tried in this area before, none have achieved dominance. I’ve tried about 5 of these types of…
Hi! I looks great and really got me started immediately. However, euroepan special-characters don’t work, neither is our qwerty-placement of special chars, such as “@”. And, I cannot get the mailverification to work.
Great project. Definatly will use it. But I have some questions: why in ‘spoken language ‘ settings there is no ‘latvian’? Also if I use name Krūmiņš – in tree view those non-latin letters disapears. Can You easely fix it?
This is pretty cool! Will there be multi-language version out ?
Anyway, I will look forward to more features
it’s so easy to use and yet it is so customizable and complete.
It would just be great to have an option to print the tree.
Keep up the good work
What about “Add Spouse”?
There are parts of this country that realize that you could be a woman and have a wife, or a man and have a husband…
it’s great! just please allow special characters as č,ć,đ,ž etc…
hope you sort out slow transfer with more servers, since this project will be huuge in traffic!
I can’t figure out how to delete someone from the tree once you’ve established a few relationships for them. The “x” is gone. seems you can only delete people who have only one relationship? help. i made a mistake and can’t fix it.
Martin Edenström and ctrnz: We are currently working on multilanguage/special character support and should have a fix for you in a few hours. We’ll need your help to test out alternate keyboard layouts!
Geni Team: Great – I can now see those non-latin characters! Thanks!
What about my another question – possibility to add my native language – latvian?
And once again – thanks for your effort!
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A wealth of genealogy knowledge is shared in the discussions, and this is a great place for new users to get a feel for what Geni can offer.
Our Projects feature provides a workspace for genealogists with similar interests to collaborate, share learnings, and discuss challenges and discoveries.
Of the millions of profiles on Geni, our popular profile list makes it easy to discover some of the most notable figures in Geni’s massive genealogy database.
Surname pages allow users to quickly discover profiles, document, projects, or discussions where that surname is tagged.
Our blog is a portal for learning about new features on Geni, discovering interesting profiles and projects, and getting to know notable members of the Geni community.
Of the over 140 million profiles that Geni users have created, more than 77 million of them are connected together in Geni’s World Family Tree.