Ancestry’s New StoryScout: Be Cautious — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

This week, Ancestry did three things to users’ accounts: Deleted 6-7.9 (inclusive) cM matches Deleted message folders Added a new feature, StoryScout What is StoryScout? StoryScout sniffs out various records and weaves them into a story, supposedly about YOUR ancestor. Some of these records are accurate and some aren’t. As genealogists we are used to…

Ancestry’s New StoryScout: Be Cautious — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy.

Good point about being careful of StoryScout. I haven’t tried it yet, but I have run across headstones with full names and think that’s a unique combination. Then, I find there are 5+ people with the exact same name.

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Originally from Gulfport, Mississippi. Live in Wichita, Kansas now. I suffer Bipolar I, ultra-ultra rapid cycling, mixed episodes. Blog on a variety of topics - genealogy, DNA, mental health, among others. Let's
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