TEL AVIV, Israel & amp; LEHI, Utah – ( BUSINESS WIRE ) – MyHeritage, the strongest important platform to discover, preserve and share the history of the family, today unveiled one of its innovations which promotes collaboration in the search for family history. The Search Connect ™ allows users to easily find other people looking for the same ancestors or relatives, and come into contact with them.
Search Connect ™ includes millions of searches done by the members of MyHeritage. Each search is indexed with all metadata (dates, places, parents and more) included in the user query. When another user is looking for similar information, previous searches are included in its results, as well as ways to get in touch with other users who requested them.
MyHeritage designed the Search Connect ™ Innovation in April 2012 when it launched its search engine historical SuperSearch ™. SuperSearch ™ has since evolved at a phenomenal rate to include 6.2 billion historical records, and Search Connect ™ has amassed more than 30 million entries from rare name lookups. The size of the collection will continue to increase as users perform new research. Users can easily remove and disable the Search Connect ™ function if they do not want their records MyHeritage Research.
Search Connect ™ is complemented by new international translation technology names MyHeritage ™, which allows users to find other people who sought the same name in another language. For example, a US user whose name is Mogilevsky that queries the Search Connect ™ to find potential parents will manage to find people who have tried the same name in English, Russian, Hebrew or other languages and see their research. This maximizes the chances of locating members of the previously unknown family all over the world.
See an example of Search Connect ™ with translation.
“MyHeritage specializes in developing innovative technologies for the discovery of the family history,” said Gilad Japhet has, founder and CEO of MyHeritage. “We are particularly pleased with the Search Connect ™ because it allows users to benefit from the research and knowledge of others. When searching for an ancestor who had left no trace behind, the Search Connect ™ informs you that other people are looking for that person. We expect that many of our users will discover their long-lost family members through this unique addition. “
The display of results Search Connect ™ is free. A subscription is required on MyHeritage to contact other users.
MyHeritage is the platform that the fastest growth in the discovery, preservation and my sharing of family history in the world. MyHeritage transforms genealogical research in an accessible and rewarding activity. Its worldwide user community has access to a huge library of historical documents, the most diversified global collection of trees genealogical. Recognized by millions of families, MyHeritage provides an easy way to share family stories, past and present, and remains a treasure for future generations. MyHeritage is available in 42 languages. www.myheritage.fr