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Photoloom Affiliates with New FamilySearch

Posted by Renee Monday, January 11, 2010

Big things are happening at Photoloom! Just for starters, we are now an official software affiliate with New FamilySearch, and are working to become “New FamilySearch Certified.”

With our upcoming 3.0 release, Family Photoloom members will be able to import information from New FamilySearch* and tag their pictures with New FamilySearch IDs, enabling their pictures to be associated with records stored in New FamilySearch.

What does this mean for you?

  • You can import your genealogy information into your Family Photoloom account directly from New FamilySearch, so you will no longer need to type it in.
  • You can help ornament the global New FamilySearch tree with your pictures and documents. You have complete control over what is kept private and what is made available to other researchers.
  • Together we are paving the way for a new generation of "image-enriched genealogy."

  • Call for 3.0 Beta testers: If you are a New FamilySearch user, we need your help! We are in need of Beta testers to help us polish our upcoming 3.0 release. Your efforts will take very little time and will help us immensely. All Beta testers will receive an expanded Free Family Photoloom account. Please contact us at support@photoloom.com, or call 503.628.1922 for more information.

    * FamilySearch is a family history website provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It provides its resources free of charge to the public and is one of the most heavily used genealogy sites on the Internet. A new website, now known as New FamilySearch, that gives users the ability to edit data was launched in 2007, and is incrementally becoming available to genealogists worldwide. For more information, click here.

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    1. Congratulations Renee - this is big news! See you at Family History Expo in Mesa!

    2. Renee Says:
    3. Thanks, Thomas! We are (sadly) missing Mesa this year, but will be in St. George with bells on. We are also slated for the NGS Conference [booth 927] in Salt Lake in April. Have a great time in Mesa, and maybe one of these days, we might actually meet you in person!

    4. dorthyinoz Says:
    5. So Cool!!! Congratulations