June 2009

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We’ll Be Right Back After A Short Break

Posted June 30, 2009 by Geni | Comments Off

Update 7:00 PM Pacific: We're back. We're taking Geni.com down for a few minutes for some maintenance. Total downtime should be less than ten minutes.

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Scheduled Maintenance

Posted June 23, 2009 by Geni | Comments Off

Update 9:40 PM Pacific: Geni.com is back online. We'll be taking Geni.com down for about 30 minutes tonight, starting at 9:00 PM Pacific. Updates will be posted here.

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Merging & Collaboration Enhancements

Posted June 12, 2009 by Geni | No Comment

We’ve released a number of enhancements today to make finding and merging profiles easier: Confirm match from similar profiles A few weeks ago we added the ability to merge profiles directly from the hot matches list. This option was only available when you managed or were collaborating with the manager of both profiles. Now you can merge directly from the hot matches list as long as you have edit permission on one of the similar… Read the full story

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Share Your Tree

Posted June 12, 2009 by Geni | No Comment

Inviting someone to be your friend on Geni has always been a great way to share your family tree, photos and news with someone who is not on your tree. Now we’ve added a new Friend Trees page under your Tree tab to give you quick access to all of your friends' trees. Note that your friends can view your tree but can’t make changes like your family can. Standard tree privacy applies when friends… Read the full story

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Introducing Shared Profiles

Posted June 12, 2009 by Geni | No Comment

A shared profile is a profile where: Anyone can find and view the full profile The profile’s family and the manager’s family and collaborators can edit the profile     With shared profiles you can make specific profiles more public while maintaining the privacy of the rest of the profiles you manage. You can share any profile you manage. We hope that you will share profiles that are historical, famous, or otherwise significant so that… Read the full story

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We’ll Be Right Back

Posted June 12, 2009 by Geni | No Comment

UPDATE: The site is back. You can visit Geni now The site may be down for a few minutes while we perform some maintenance. We’ll be back in just a few minutes.