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Free Relationship Paths for Everyone!

Posted July 31, 2010 by Geni | 6 Comments

A relationship pathway is the list of people and relationships that connect you to another person in your tree. All Geni users can view the relationship pathway between close relatives. One benefit of upgrading your account to Geni Pro is enhanced relationship paths. These are paths to more distant relatives, friends, historical figures, and celebrities. We’re giving away enhanced relationship pathways to all Geni users for the month of August. To find a path between… Read the full story

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New Beta Feature: Revisions

Posted July 28, 2010 by Geni | 2 Comments

We’re excited to introduce revisions, a new way to track changes to your tree and discover new collaborators. A preview release of revisions is available today for all Pro users. Revisions are built on an entirely new technology that will enable some great features in the future, including the ability to undo changes to your tree and compare different versions of profiles. Today you can view a list of revisions for a tree or profile…. Read the full story

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Profile of the Day: Steve Martin

Posted July 28, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Steve Martin http://www.geni.com/people/Steve-Martin/6000000009405011962

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Beyoncé Knowles

Posted July 27, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Beyoncé Knowles http://www.geni.com/people/Beyoncé-Knowles/6000000007543975282

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Mark Birley

Posted July 27, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Mark Birley http://www.geni.com/people/Marcus-Birley/6000000008871777333

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Profile of the Day: Chelsea Clinton

Posted July 27, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Chelsea Clinton http://www.geni.com/people/Chelsea-Clinton/6000000003220301015

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Profile of the Day: Eminem

Posted July 26, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Eminem http://www.geni.com/people/Eminem/6000000009389428221

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Profile of the Day: Bob Marley

Posted July 23, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Bob Marley http://www.geni.com/people/Bob-Marley/6000000008744437747

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Scheduled Maintenance

Posted July 22, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Update: We're back! We're performing some maintenance tonight around 8pm PST. There is a chance that the site may be down briefly around this time. We'll keep this post updated.

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Profile of the Day: Hugh Hefner

Posted July 21, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Hugh Hefner http://www.geni.com/people/Hugh-Hefner/6000000008076080196

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Profile of the Day: Mariska Hargitay

Posted July 20, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Mariska Hargitay http://www.geni.com/people/Mariska-Hargitay/6000000009318013408

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Profile of the Day: Leonardo DiCaprio

Posted July 19, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Leonardo DiCaprio http://www.geni.com/people/Leonardo-DiCaprio/6000000009019102421

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Angelina Jolie

Posted July 16, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Angelina Jolie http://www.geni.com/people/Angelina-Jolie/6000000002742902340

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Julia Roberts

Posted July 16, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Julia Roberts http://www.geni.com/people/Julia-Roberts/6000000004293508470

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Profile of the Day: Andrew Lloyd Webber

Posted July 15, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Andrew Lloyd Webber http://www.geni.com/people/Sir-Andrew-Lloyd-Webber-Baron-Lloyd-Webber/6000000009255743180

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Profile of the Day: Louis XVI of France

Posted July 14, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Louis XVI of France http://www.geni.com/people/Louis-XVI-of-France/6000000000843362199

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Bettie Page

Posted July 13, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Bettie Page http://www.geni.com/people/Bettie-Page/6000000009130260995

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Jayne Mansfield

Posted July 13, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Jayne Mansfield http://www.geni.com/people/Jayne-Mansfield/6000000009318085261

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Marilyn Monroe

Posted July 13, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Marilyn Monroe http://www.geni.com/people/Marilyn-Monroe/6000000005395646559

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Profile of the Day: Oscar Hammerstein

Posted July 12, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Oscar Hammerstein http://www.geni.com/people/Oscar-Hammerstein/6000000006769686604

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Profile of the Day: Gene Hackman

Posted July 9, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Gene Hackman http://www.geni.com/people/Gene-Hackman/6000000008797336360

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We’ll be right back

Posted July 8, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

10:30PM PST UPDATE: We're back! 10:15PM PST We're having some unexpected difficulties right now, but we expect the site to be back in a few minutes. We'll keep this blog post updated.

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Profile of the Day: Ringo Starr

Posted July 7, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Ringo Starr http://www.geni.com/people/Ringo-Starr/6000000009265739129

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Henry Mancini

Posted July 6, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Henry Mancini http://www.geni.com/people/Henry-Mancini/600000000925469819

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Audrey Hepburn

Posted July 6, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Audrey Hepburn http://www.geni.com/people/Audrey-Hepburn/6000000008452405532

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Profile of the Day: Thomas Jefferson

Posted July 2, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Thomas Jefferson http://www.geni.com/people/President-Thomas-Jefferson/6000000003849466047

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Scheduled Maintenance

Posted July 1, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Update: The maintenance took less time than expect. We're back!  Geni.com will be unavailable tonight at 7PM PST for about 30 minutes. We'll keep this blog post updated.

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Geni in One Minute

Posted July 1, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

We’ve created this short video to explain how Geni uses collaboration to make it really easy to find new relatives and build your family tree. If you want to explain how Geni works to your family or friends, just send them this video!