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FTDNA Updates | Family Tree DNA News

FTDNA Updates | Family Tree DNA News

FTDNA updates! Y DNA and autosomal (Family Finder) customer experience have both had an overhaul. Here’s a quick summary of changes and what to do next on the new FTDNA website with your YDNA and autosomal results.

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MyHeritage Genetic Groups | DNA Ethnicity

MyHeritage Genetic Groups | DNA Ethnicity

Breaking news! MyHeritage DNA ethnicity updates reveal locations in which your ancestors lived within the past 400 years—based on their genetic migratory clusters. Here’s why that’s more powerful than before.

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FTDNA Updates Ethnicity Estimates

FTDNA Updates Ethnicity Estimates

Family Tree DNA has (finally!) updated its ethnicity estimates from 24 to 90 categories for its Family Finder autosomal customers. Here’s what you should know about MyOrigins 3.0.

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AncestryDNA, Longest Shared Segment and Timber

AncestryDNA, Longest Shared Segment and Timber

AncestryDNA now reports longest shared segment with DNA matches—yay! There’s some confusion about longest shared segment v. total shared DNA. Here’s how their Timber algorithm affects these, and why it’s good for your family tree.

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23andMe: New Tree Feature

23andMe: New Tree Feature

23andMe is adding a much-needed tree tool for genetic genealogists to help DNA matches learn how they may be related. Here’s what it looks like and how to get access.

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