September 2010

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Kyle Richards

Posted September 30, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Kyle Richards http://www.geni.com/people/Kyle-Umansky/6000000010083381946

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Kim Richards

Posted September 30, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Kim Richards http://www.geni.com/people/Kim-Richards/6000000010083276176

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Justin Timberlake

Posted September 29, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Justin Timberlake http://www.geni.com/people/Justin-Timberlake/6000000002467903213

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Britney Spears

Posted September 29, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Britney Spears http://www.geni.com/people/Britney-Spears/6000000009327338693

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Pompey the Great

Posted September 28, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Pompey the Great http://www.geni.com/people/Geaus-the-Great-Pompeius/6000000005933238750

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Johnny Cash

Posted September 28, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

It is hard to believe it has been 7 years since Johnny Cash passed away. We will forever love this music legend's songs. Which is your favorite Johnny Cash song? Could it be "Ring of Fire", "Folsom Prison Blues" or "A Boy named Sue" -or are there too many to name? http://www.geni.com/people/Johnny-Cash/6000000000315787220  

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: M. Night Shyamalan

Posted September 24, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: M. Night Shyamalan http://www.geni.com/people/M-Night-Shyamalan/6000000009403934519

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: William Shatner

Posted September 24, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: William Shatner http://www.geni.com/people/William-Shatner/6000000004357298703

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Profile of the Day: Jessica Capshaw

Posted September 23, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Jessica Capshaw http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000008754520152

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Profile of the Day: Bristol Palin

Posted September 22, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Bristol Palin http://www.geni.com/people/Bristol-Palin/6000000001224978059

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: George Clooney

Posted September 21, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: George Clooney http://www.geni.com/people/George-Clooney/6000000009658225847

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: J.R.R. Tolkien

Posted September 21, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: J.R.R. Tolkien http://www.geni.com/people/J-R-R-Tolkien/6000000008428906004

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One of today’s Highlighted Profiles: James MacArthur

Posted September 20, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of today’s Highlighted Profiles: James MacArthur http://www.geni.com/people/James-MacArthur-adopted/6000000009920253626

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One of today’s Highlighted Profiles: Jack Lord

Posted September 20, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of today’s Highlighted Profiles: Jack Lord http://www.geni.com/people/Jack-Lord/6000000009807306167

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Profile of the Day: Alanis Morissette

Posted September 16, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Alanis Morissette http://www.geni.com/people/Alanis-Morissette/6000000003869956064

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Agatha Christie

Posted September 15, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Agatha Christie http://www.geni.com/profile/index/368026093200007369

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Padma Lakshmi

Posted September 15, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Padma Lakshmi http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000009868165305

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Building our shared family tree

Posted September 15, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

"Our mission is to solve the problem of genealogy (the question of how everyone is related) by creating a family tree of the whole world." – Geni CEO David Sacks, January 12, 2007, days before Geni launched to the public. The goal of Geni has always been to create a shared family tree, so our users around the world can meet new cousins and discover how they relate to historical figures and celebrities. Recently we've… Read the full story

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New Features and Enhancements

Posted September 15, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

We just released the following updates: Single field date entry This has been available as an option in tree preferences for some time. We have made it the default way to enter dates in the tree. Instead of dropdown menus, you can enter the date naturally as "January 7th" or "1/7/2010" and so on. You can choose the old way of entering dates in your tree preferences if you prefer. International date formats are also… Read the full story

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Profile of the Day: Sophie Dahl

Posted September 15, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Sophie Dahl http://www.geni.com/people/Sophie-Dahl/6000000009912299684

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New Enhancements: User profiles, Removing relationships, and more!

Posted September 9, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Geni users are increasingly working together to merge their common ancestors and find new relatives. We’ve made a couple of changes to make it easier to find and communicate with other users.  First, a user’s public activity, such as adding a public document or editing a public profile, will always appear in their recent activity. You will only see private activity, such as uploading a private photo, if you are in the user’s Family. This… Read the full story

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Profile of the Day: Fridtjof “Fred” Kavli

Posted September 9, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Fridtjof “Fred” Kavli http://www.geni.com/people/Fred-Kavli/6000000009869560611

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Profile of the Day: Charlotte Rampling

Posted September 8, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Charlotte Rampling http://www.geni.com/people/Charlotte-Rampling/6000000009413815140

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Site Maintenance

Posted September 8, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Update: We are back! 4:15 PM PST Site Maintenance: We'll be right back! We've had an unexpected issue. We're working on bringing the site back as soon as possible. We'll update this post once we're back. Thanks for your patience. 2:45 PM PST

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Profile of the Day: Justin Bieber

Posted September 7, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Justin Bieber http://www.geni.com/people/Justin-Bieber/6000000009680146505

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Profile of the Day: Jack Kerouac

Posted September 5, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Jack Kerouac http://www.geni.com/people/Jack-Kerouac/6000000003870595813

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Iman

Posted September 2, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Iman http://www.geni.com/people/Iman/6000000009774662902

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One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Paul Cézanne

Posted September 2, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Paul Cézanne http://www.geni.com/people/Paul-Cézanne/6000000009776573424

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Profile of the Day: Frank Lloyd Wright

Posted September 1, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Frank Lloyd Wright http://www.geni.com/people/Frank-Lloyd-Wright/359887443050007456