MyHeritage Theory of Family Relativity: Reconstruct Your Tree

MyHeritage Theory of Family Relativity: Reconstruct Your Tree

Leading genealogy website MyHeritage has released a new feature that revolutionizes how you explore your DNA matches. “Until now, family history enthusiasts used two distinct domains for making discoveries: the paper-trail world of records and trees, and the biological world of DNA connections,” states a company press release issued yesterday...Read more
How I’m Using the MyHeritage Family Discovery Kit

How I’m Using the MyHeritage Family Discovery Kit

The genealogy world just keeps getting better! This holiday season, MyHeritage and Project Life® have teamed up to offer a limited-edition gift set. The Family Discovery Kit bundles a MyHeritage DNA kit, a 3 months subscription to MyHeritage.com, a 36-page Project Life® Photo Album with gorgeously-designed journaling cards, and even...Read more
MyHeritage DNA Announces Updates at Live Conference

MyHeritage DNA Announces Updates at Live Conference

MyHeritage Live 2018 took place this past weekend in Oslo, Norway. But no worries if you couldn’t trek to Scandinavia to join in person! MyHeritage live-streamed all the sessions, and we’ll brief you on the major MyHeritage DNA updates announced there. The conference opened with a keynote speech from CEO...Read more
Best Genealogy Websites of 2018 (Live from FGS): Episode 123

Best Genealogy Websites of 2018 (Live from FGS): Episode 123

Listen to this Family Tree Magazine Podcast episode here:  This Month in Family History Online content direct Ashlee Peck joins us to discuss the building of the Berlin Wall and its impact on genealogy research. Two possible impacts to your research: Many families were separated by the wall, some of...Read more
MyHeritage Announces Data Breach of E-mail Addresses

MyHeritage Announces Data Breach of E-mail Addresses

MyHeritage has announced that a file was found online containing email addresses and hashed passwords, on a private server outside of their own site. The file was discovered by a security researcher who sent it to MyHeritage’s Chief Information Security Officer. Their security team then confirmed that the file’s contents originated from MyHeritage....Read more
Terrific Genealogy Technology at Your Fingertips

Terrific Genealogy Technology at Your Fingertips

Terrific Genealogy Technology What’s more important to your genealogy? Getting the latest gadgets and newest technology or using what you have to its fullest capacity? If you answered the latter, you’ll love this week-long workshop, The Best Technology for Smart Genealogy. While you will discover some new apps and websites...Read more
Beginner Tips: Where to Look for Great Ancestor Stories

Beginner Tips: Where to Look for Great Ancestor Stories

  One of my favorite aspects of genealogy is finding a good story. Maybe an ancestor took part in an historical event, clawed his way to economic success, survived an arduous migration or even committed a crime. The kinds of things you might see on an episode of “Who Do...Read more
MyHeritage Announces New Pedigree View for Family Trees

MyHeritage Announces New Pedigree View for Family Trees

One of the most requested upgrades to MyHeritage is now a reality, as the company has announced the release of a Pedigree View mode for family trees. Here’s what that means for users: What you’ll see in Pedigree View A Pedigree View includes a root person along with their ancestors....Read more