A blog about genealogy and thoughts about the various roots and branches of my family tree as well as the times in which my ancestors lived.Included are the West, White,and McFarland families.WARNING:DO NOT TAKE ALL OF MY FAMILY RECORDS AS GOSPEL. ALWAYS CONFIRM YOUR OWN RESEARCH!
MYHERITAGE ANNOUNCES NEW PHOTO DISCOVERIES FEATURE
This morning I received the following press release from MyHeritage:
MyHeritage Launches Photo Discoveries™
Exclusive feature delights users with photographs of their ancestors and relatives, added to their family tree in one click
TEL AVIV, Israel & LEHI, Utah, February 10, 2017 – MyHeritage,
the leading international family history and DNA company, announced
today the launch of Photo Discoveries, an innovative feature which
transforms family trees by automatically adding matching historical
photos. A Photo Discovery provides users with a set of photographs of
ancestors and relatives they may have never seen before, originating in
family trees contributed by others. Users can add the photographs to the
matching profiles in their family tree, in a single click.
on top of MyHeritage's highly accurate Smart Matching™ technology,
which locates matching profiles in other family trees, and Instant
Discoveries™, which enable users to add entire branches to their family
tree in just a few clicks, Photo Discoveries identifies the profiles
that have no photographs in the user's family tree and provides
photographs of these individuals from matching profiles on other family
add up to ten photographs per Photo Discovery, reject specific ones
they do not wish to receive, and apply Photo Discoveries as many times
as they would like. The photographs are then copied over to the
associated profiles, preserving all useful metadata such as people tags,
dates and place names.
MyHeritage we’re constantly brainstorming innovative new ways to make
our industry-leading matching technologies even better,” said MyHeritage
Founder and CEO Gilad Japhet. “Receiving a never-seen-before photograph
of an ancestor is a delightful emotional experience, and one that we
would like our users to enjoy as often as possible. Photo Discoveries
deliver this and fulfill the promise of collaborative genealogy in a
slick and gratifying one-click experience."
Viewing Photo Discoveries in
thumbnail form is free. Applying Photo Discoveries to one's family tree
requires a PremiumPlus or Complete subscription on MyHeritage.