Geni Named One of “Best Free Web Apps of 2011” by PC Magazine

July 14, 2011

Magazine Notes Collaborative Family History Research Site as One of Best for Fun/Home

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – July 14, 2011 – Geni, the collaborative family history community and home of the “World Family Tree,” is proud to announce that once again PC Magazine named it one of the “Best Free Web Apps of 2011.” Noted in the Fun/Home category, Geni is lauded for its ability to “connect in every way possible.”

This is the fourth year in a row PC Magazine awarded Geni a “top app” designation. In regards to the growing popularity of using the Web versus desktop software, the publication notes, “Not only are they free, you can run these apps on any computer over the Web—no installation needed. Maybe it’s time to do your work in the cloud.”

You can see the Fun/Home category listed here and read the entire list at

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About Geni, Inc.
Geni is an online community of casual and expert genealogists working together to create a single World Family Tree. Members can invite relatives to help them build their family tree with no limit to the number of people, documents, photos or videos added. They can then discover how they are related to celebrities, historical figures and other members of the World Family Tree. Privately held and based in Los Angeles, Geni’s financial backers include Founders Fund and Charles River Ventures. It was founded by David Sacks, the original chief operating office of PayPal and founder of Yammer, Inc.

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