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  • MyHeritage Acquired by Francisco Partners

    May 13

    MyHeritage announced that it has been acquired by Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses. Gilad Japhet, Founder and CEO of MyHeritage, will continue to lead their excellent and dedicated team as they create new and exciting ways for people to learn about their origins. ...

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  • MyHeritage Announced Genetic Groups of DNA Matches

    Apr 20

    MyHeritage announced that you can now compare your Genetic Groups to those of your DNA Matches. In December of 2020, MyHeritage introduced Genetic Groups, an enhancement to their Ethnicity Estimate which increases the resolution of MyHeritage DNA’s ethnicity breakdown to 2,114 geographic regions. Previously on the Review Match page, there...

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  • MyHeritage Updated Sweden Household Examination Books Collection

    Apr 1

    MyHeritage has updated their Sweden Household Examination Books collection by adding 19.35 million historical records from the years 1820 to 1839. The collection now contains 144.5 million records spanning the years 1820 to 1947. The Household Examination Books are the primary source for researching the lives of individuals and families thr...

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  • MyHeritage’s Deep Nostalgia – Cool or Creepy?

    Mar 23

    MyHeritage introduced Deep Nostalgia in February of 2021. It allows people to animate the faces in their family photos. Some people think it is absolutely wonderful, while others find it kind of creepy. Deep Nostalgia uses deep learning algorithms to produce remarkable results. You can animate any of the faces in your photos to see them mov...

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  • Search All Irish Records for Free at MyHeritage

    Mar 11

    St Patrick’s Day is all about celebrating your Irish heritage … and what better way than to celebrate your connection to the Emerald Isle than to make discoveries about your ancestors who lived there? From March 11-18, 2021, you’ll be able to do just that on MyHeritage for free! MyHeritage is opening all Irish records to the public fo...

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  • MyHeritage Added Interface Improvements for Genetic Groups

    Feb 16

    MyHeritage previously announced Genetic Groups, a long-awaited enhancement of MyHeritage DNA ethnicity results which accurately identifies ancestral origins with an incredibly high resolution of 2,114 geographic regions. This new features gives users the chance to take a deep dive into their ancestral origins and discover the paths their ances...

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  • MyHeritage DNA Launched Genetic Groups

    Jan 14

    MyHeritage announced the release of Genetic Groups, a long-awaited enhancement of ethnicity results on MyHeritage DNA. With this addition, the resolution of MyHeritage's ethnicity breakdown increases dramatically to 2,114 geographic regions, providing more depth and resolution than any other DNA test available today, and complementing the curr...

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  • MyHeritage Added Family Tree Pedigree View on Desktop

    Jan 5

    MyHeritage has added Pedigree View to their desktop software. Pedigree view is the preferred family tree view for countless MyHeritage users who do their family history on their MyHeritage family sites. Many have asked for MyHeritage to release Pedigree View on their desktop software. The company has released a Pedigree View for family tre...

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  • MyHeritage Introduced the MyHeritage Gift Membership

    Dec 3

    MyHeritage announced the launch of the new MyHeritage gift membership! You can now give someone special the MyHeritage Complete plan, their best plan for family history research. To celebrate the launch, gift memberships are now available with a 50% introductory discount. The gift membership is the Complete plan which provides access to all...

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  • MyHeritage Released New Norwegian Record Collection

    Nov 5

    MyHeritage announced the addition of a new Norwegian historical record collection – Norway Church Records, 1815-1938. The records in this collection were digitized in collaboration with the National Archives of Norway (Akivverket), and consist of 42.2 million indexed record and high quality scans of the original documents. The records inc...

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