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  • MyHeritage Adds 43 Million Historical Records In September 2023

    Oct 18

    In September 2023, we published 43 million historical records from 43 historical record collections from Belgium, Canada, France, Lithuania, New Zealand, the U.K. and the U.S. The records include birth, marriage, death, divorce, burial, obituary, incarcerations and naturalization. Many of the collections also include images. Search them to dis...

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  • MyHeritage Adds 89 Million Historical Records

    Sep 13

    What a way to finish the summer! In August 2023 we published 89 million historical records from 37 new historical record collections from Australia, U.K., and the U.S., as well as one collection from all over the world. The records include marriage, death, burial, obituary, as well as one tax collection from all over the world. Many of the col...

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  • Surprising Facts About The History Of Barbie

    Aug 9

    How much do you know about the history of the Barbie doll? Perhaps you and your friends played with these iconic and ever-changing dolls when you were children. MyHeritage has put together a blog post with some surprising things about Barbie. The new Barbie movie is making a huge splash in theaters, with many finding it a surprising and ref...

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  • MyHeritage Introduces Reimagine Photo App

    Jun 16

    We’re excited to announce the launch of Reimagine, a groundbreaking new mobile app for family photos. Reimagine harnesses the power of MyHeritage’s world-class AI technologies for improving historical photos, and boasts a powerful photo scanner that enables high-speed scanning of entire album pages. Reimagine is available on both iOS and A...

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  • New Enhancements To cM Explainer

    May 11

    Last month at RootsTech 2023, MyHeritage announced the release of the cM Explainer, a powerful feature that estimates familiar relationships between DNA Matches. For every DNA Match, cM Explainer provides predictions of possible relationships between the two people, and their respective probabilities.  cM Explainer uses a novel approach th...

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  • MyHeritage Has New Look for Historical Records

    Apr 20

    We’re pleased to announce that we enhanced the look of the category and collection pages on MyHeritage’s search engine for historical records, making them easier to use. This continues a redesign that started several years ago. On MyHeritage, historical records are arranged in categories, for example Birth, Marriage and Death, Census, I...

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  • MyHeritage Launches 3rd DNA Quest Initiative

    Mar 14

    It gives us great pleasure to announce the launch of a third installment of DNA Quest, our worldwide pro bono initiative to reunite adoptees with their birth families through genetic testing. As part of this installment, we are donating 5,000 free DNA kits to adoptees and people seeking family members placed for adoption. Learn more and app...

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  • MyHeritage Gears Up For RootsTech 2023

    Feb 14

    MyHeritage is beyond excited to be preparing to head to Salt Lake City for the first RootsTech on-site conference since 2020 -but if you can’t join in person, it will be taking place virtually, too! RootsTech is the biggest genealogy event of the year, taking place between March 2-March 4, and just like every year, we’ll be there with l...

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  • MyHeritage Posted A Wrap Up of 2022

    Jan 12

    MyHeritage says 2022 saw many ups and downs. For much of the world, it was a year of reopening and readjusting after two years of COVID turmoil, and a year of slow return to normality. Yet it was also marked by a major war, geopolitical upheavals, and economic challenges.  Here is a recap of what MyHeritage was up to in 2022: Januar...

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  • MyHeritage Updated A German Record Collection

    Dec 18

    MyHeritage announced an update to the Germany, North Rhine Westphalia, Death Index 1874-1938 collection in collaboration with the Landesarchiv Nordhein Westfalen, the State Archives of North Rhine-Westphalia. In this update, MyHertiage added 9 million death records from the the districts of Düsseldorf and Köln, bringing the total number of r...

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