MyHeritage Wants To Bring Genealogy To The Mainstream With Instant Discoveries

MyHeritage Wants To Bring Genealogy To The Mainstream With Instant Discoveries

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Genealogy is a hobby I don’t fully understand, but many people are apparently really interested in their family’s history — enough to make this a $2 billion market. For the most part, that means laboriously filling in family trees — either in an old-school desktop app or online with services like Ancestry or MyHeritage. To do away with all that extra work and to make genealogy a bit more mainstream, MyHeritage today announced the launch of Instant Discoveries.

With this, first-time users only have to fill in the names of a couple of family members and the service will immediately present you with a person who is very likely to be your ancestor, as well as quite a bit more information about the family.

If you think MyHeritage correctly identified your family, you can create your family tree with just a few clicks.

“Millions of people want to better understand themselves and their…

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