Thursday, April 17, 2008
Geni Rolls New Features
Los Angeles-based, Web 2.0 geneaology website Geni has rolled out a number of new features to the firm's web site, the company told its users Thursday. Geni said it has added features to allow people to identify people in photos, create custom invitation templates, show family history timelines, merge family tree nodes, created a new "Family Forest" feature, and more. The "Family Forest" feature allows users to view not only blood relatives, but also spouses and partners. The firm's new "Family Timeline" show significant events in a family history. Finally, the firm said it has added better support for its international users. Geni--which was founded by former Paypal exec David Sacks--is venture backed by Charles River Ventures and the Founders Fund.