One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Jamie Foxx http://www.geni.com/people/Jamie-Foxx/6000000008700761171
Profile of the Day: Viswanathan Anand http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000008744561485
Profile of the Day: Lena Horne http://www.geni.com/people/Lena-Hayton/6000000003208926116
You've build your family tree on Geni and it looks great online, but what about when you're not in front of the computer? Print a family tree poster! These five generation family trees include your family's names, dates and photos on an archival quality poster. The 16" x 20" posters are available in two formats: Deluxe Framed Canvas ($119.99) – A durable gift or keepsake printed on high quality canvas and mounted in… Read the full story
One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Minka Kelly http://www.geni.com/people/Minka-Kelly/6000000000785280106
One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Robert Downey Jr. http://www.geni.com/people/Robert-Downey/6000000007996975288
On May 7, 1901 Gary Cooper was born. Are you related? http://www.geni.com/people/Gary-Cooper/6000000008706902866
Profile of the Day: Lynn Redgrave http://www.geni.com/people/Lynn-Redgrave/6000000008670515196
One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Kareena Kapoor http://www.geni.com/people/Kareena-Kapoor/6000000008630453876
One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Aishwarya Rai http://www.geni.com/people/Aishwarya-Rai/6000000008632397006
Profile of the Day: Lina Basquette http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000006824449176
Profile of the Day: Albert R. Broccoli http://www.geni.com/people/Albert-Broccoli/6000000007339628182
One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Brigitte Bardot http://www.geni.com/people/Brigitte-Bardot/6000000008562521420
One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Jane Birkin http://www.geni.com/people/Jane-Birkin/6000000008549932164
One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Serge Gainsbourg http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000008550054852
The Profile of the Day is John Wayne: http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000002454625760 There are already over 5,000 blood relatives in his tree. Are you related to him?
Profile of the Day: John Wayne http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000002454625760
Update: We're back! Update (7:42PM PST): The site is now down. We should be back in about an hour, we'll keep this post updated. We're taking the site down for about an hour tonight for maintenance. We will be doing this in about 10 minutes, so please save your changes.
Profile of the Day: Susan Sarandon http://www.geni.com/people/Susan-Sarandon/6000000003987792267
Profile of the Day: Lana Turner http://www.geni.com/family-tree/index/6000000006823607840
Profile of the Day: Mark Twain http://www.geni.com/people/Samuel-Clemens-aka-Mark-Twain/4239183543700124287
Profile of the Day: Mickey Rooney http://www.geni.com/people/Mickey-Rooney/6000000006823498764
One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Zeppo Marx http://www.geni.com/people/Herbert-Zeppo-Marx/6000000006822991683
One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Gummo Marx http://www.geni.com/people/Milton-Gummo-Marx/6000000006822768937
One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Harpo Marx http://www.geni.com/people/Arthur-Harpo-Marx/6000000006823258102
One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Chico Marx http://www.geni.com/people/Leonard-Chico-Marx/6000000006822896160
One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Groucho Marx http://www.geni.com/people/Julius-Groucho-Marx/6000000006817887105
One of Today’s’ Highlighted Profiles: Mia Farrow http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000006823469155
One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles: Woody Allen http://www.geni.com/people/Woody-Allen/6000000006823605220
Profile of the Day: Audrey Hepburn http://www.geni.com/people/Audrey-Hepburn/6000000008452405532
Profile of the Day: Sophia Loren http://www.geni.com/people/Sophia-Loren/6000000008451635394
Profile of the Day: King Henry V http://www.geni.com/people/Henry-V-of-England/6000000000307258007.
Profile of the Day: Ravi Shankar http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000008392165883
Sources are an important part of genealogy. A source is a document that supports one or more facts on a Geni profile. Sources can also have a citation note that adds additional information about the source, such as a transcription of the relevant text. Adding sources helps you document the information you add to profile and helps other users determine the accuracy of the information that you’ve added. Sources tab Use The new Sources tab… Read the full story
We recently updated the way privacy works on Geni. These new, simpler privacy rules are designed to provide more privacy for your close relatives, while enabling greater collaboration on historical profiles. You manage the privacy of the profiles you’ve added to your family tree. Under the new system, profiles you’ve added — out to your third great grandparents and fourth cousins — have become private profiles. Private profiles are profiles that only your family and… Read the full story
Our latest release included the following enhancements designed to improve merging on Geni: Send merge requests to your collaborators – When you don't have permission to merge a profile, you can send a request to any of the profile's managers to complete the merge. Now, on public profiles, you can also send the merge request to any collaborators that you have in common with a manager. This will help you direct merge requests to the… Read the full story
In association with our new sources feature, we’ve made the following enhancements to our documents feature: New text document type Now you can create a text document without leaving Geni. When adding a new document, just select the Create a New Document tab: This will bring up a new, empty text document. You can type, or cut and paste, the text of your document, and then click save: You can even edit the text later…. Read the full story
We recently released following bug fixes and enhancements: Single field date entry – Look for the new single field date entry option in the advanced tab of your tree preferences. Enable this setting to replace the drop down menus for dates with text fields when you add new people to the tree. You can enter dates as "January 15, 2008" or "1/15/2008". You can choose to use MM/DD/YYYY or DD/MM/YYYY as your date format. We're… Read the full story
Profile of the Day: Joseph Smith http://www.geni.com/people/Joseph-Smith-Jr/6000000004237788865
Profile of the Day: Brooke Shields http://www.geni.com/people/Brooke-Shields/5052825637220060728
Profile of the Day: Willie Nelson http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000008310700572
Do us all a favor and fill out your 2010 Census form.Those 10 little questions, may save lots of time for future genealogists.
Geni.com makes the cut, yet again.PCMag.com, has included us in their list of The Best Free Software of 2010. You will find us included under the “Fun/Home” Category.
Profile of the Day: Napoleon Bonaparte http://www.geni.com/people/Napoléon-I-of-France/6000000000350860821
Profile of the Day: John Tyler http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000000426801888
Profile of the Day: Matthew Broderick http://www.geni.com/people/Matthew-Broderick/6000000007980619261
We're taking the site down again for a couple of hours tonight for maintenance. We expect the downtime to begin at 8PM PST. Update: Geni.com is back online. We don't expect any further downtime in the near future.
Profile of the Day: Meryl Streep http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000008185602155
UPDATE: Geni.com is back online. Thanks for your patience. Geni.com will be down tonight starting around 8PM PST. The site should only be unavailable for a few hours – look here for updates while the site is down. We apologize for any inconvenience.