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  • AncestryDNA Announces New Regions and Increased Precision

    Sep 27

    As the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, Ancestry continuously develops new ways for you to learn about yourself through DNA and empowers you to unlock more discoveries about your family history. With evolving DNA science, Ancestry updates its AncestryDNA ethnicity estimate which connects people whose ancestors may have l...

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  • AncestryDNA Expands To 54 New Markets Globally

    Sep 6

    AncestryDNA has expanded to 54 new markets across North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Now available to consumers in 89 countries and territories on 5 continents, this expansion more than doubles the number of markets where people can access AncestryDNA, enabling millions more people to find and connect with family. ...

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  • Ancestry Introduces SideView for Greater DNA Insights

    Apr 21

    Ancestry, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, unveiled SideView technology, a first-of-its-kind scientific innovation that separates DNA into parental sides giving AncestryDNA customers new insights into which side of the family they inherited their genetics from.  With more than 20 million people in its growing cons...

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  • Ancestry’s AI Helped Process 1950 Census

    Apr 14

    On April 1, 2022 the 1950 U.S. Census was released and Ancestry has been working around the clock to create over 150 million searchable records, state-by-state using their new AI handwriting recognition technology. Ancestry is excited to announce that just 9 days later, all states have been processed - the next step in enabling users to find r...

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  • Ancestry to Acquire French Genealogy Company Geneanet

    Sep 14

    Ancestry announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Geneanet, a leading French genealogy company. With over 30 billion records from more than 80 countries, Ancestry helps customers discover new details about their family story and ancestors. The terms of the agreement have not been disclosed. With a large and growing Europea...

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  • Ancestry Adds New Freedmen’s Bureau Collection

    Sep 7

    Ancestry spotlighted an important, yet often overlooked, part of American history by unveiling the world’s largest digitized and searchable collection of Freedmen’s Bureau and Freedman’s Bank records. This addition of more than 3.5 million records can help descendants of previously enslaved people in the U.S. learn more about their famil...

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  • Ancestry Makes its Terms and Conditions Clearer

    Aug 26

    Ancestry is committed to ensuring their customers understand the policies that govern the use of their products and services. On Aug. 3, they updated their Terms and Conditions. Ancestry heard back from you that they needed to be more clear about how they manage user provided content. Ancestry appreciates your feedback and have added new, c...

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  • Ancestry Launches Community Impact Program

    May 4

    Ancestry announced the launch of its new Community Impact Program, which aims to mobilize Ancestry resources and products to build more connected and resilient communities through preserving at-risk history and empowering the next generation of history makers. For nearly a decade, Ancestry has offered access to historical record collections...

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  • Ancestry Partners with The Home Edit for Meaningful Spring Cleaning

    Mar 4

    Ancestry, the leader in family history, has teamed up with The Home Edit to provide spring cleaning solutions to refresh the home and make the most of beloved heirlooms, family photos, historical documents and precious keepsakes. In a year where families have spent unprecedented time at home, The Home Edit professionals Joanna Teplin and Cl...

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  • Ancestry Works to Bring Black Family Histories Forward

    Feb 23

    Ancestry is expanding the resources it offers to Black family histories. Ancestry recognizes family history research can be challenging for Black Americans due to the long history of slavery in the U.S. and the lack of documentation about those who were enslaved. In an effort to aid in Black family history discoveries, Ancestry will be adding ...

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