September 2009

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Geni is an Adobe MAX 2009 finalist!

Posted September 29, 2009 by Geni | No Comment

We're proud to announce that Geni has been selected by Adobe as a 2009 MAX Awards finalist in the Social Computing category. The annual Adobe MAX Awards is a global awards program that recognizes the best uses of Adobe software for creating engaging experiences. Winners will be selected via online voting from September 28, 2009 to October 6, 2009, so use the link below to cast your vote. Read more about the awards and cast… Read the full story

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Upgrades to Video Uploading on Geni

Posted September 23, 2009 by Geni | No Comment

Video uploading has been improved! We have updated the Windows browser plug-ins that power Geni's video uploading feature. Users of Internet Explorer, Firefox and other Windows browsers should experience far fewer issues getting their videos encoded and uploaded to Geni. Mac users will still be able to upload videos through Safari on any version of Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. We are still waiting for updated Mac plug-ins that will support Firefox as well as… Read the full story

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New Enhancements: Sharing & Merging

Posted September 11, 2009 by Geni | No Comment

Merging The View Profiles link for pending merges in your merge issues list now uses the new side-by-side format. This allows for faster merging with better verification to help you get through those mere issue quicker. Sharing Shared profiles are historical and famous profiles that anyone can find and view. Your family and collaborators can edit any profile you share. Sharing a profile helps the Geni community find and merge around common ancestors. Anytime you… Read the full story

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New Features: Faster Data Entry

Posted September 10, 2009 by Geni | No Comment

Now you can quickly make changes to multiple profiles without visiting each profile individually. Use the new Quick Edit and Edit Profiles features to add or modify data on up to twenty profiles at a time. Quick Edit When viewing a list, the new Quick Edit link appears in the Actions column on all profiles you can edit. The Quick Edit action opens up edit fields for that specific profile, letting you quickly add or… Read the full story

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We’ll be right back!

Posted September 9, 2009 by Geni | No Comment

Update: is back. Click here to return to Geni. is down for a few minutes. We'll back back real soon.