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10-07-2008 03:33 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

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In spite of rising energy prizes: brings the family closer together

Energy costs are constantly rising while the budget for family visits is shrinking. There is less money left in the wallet for the trip to the grandparents. Online family network sets itself the target to bring the family closer together by means of the platform’s communication features.

October 7, 2008 (Hamburg) -- The medium internet is a quick and free alternative to stay in contact with the family even at long distances. Building a common family tree is the first step to simple family communication. Other relatives can be searched for in the database and then invited to collaborate in the family tree, photos of the last family reunion can be shared with all relatives. The easy-to-use message system keeps the relatives up-to-date on everything and they get over a cancelled visit more easily., the fastest-growing family network worldwide, has become an important research and communication tool for both genealogists and families all around the globe. So far, more than 5 million families use the platform to combine genealogy with the fun of family connection.

Apart from the English site, the services are available in Germany (, in Poland (, Spain and South America (, Portugal (meusparentes, Brazil (meusparentes, the Netherlands (, Italy ( and France ( The platform will continue expanding to other European countries as well as worldwide. is supported by leading Business Angels and Neuhaus Partners, a well-known venture capitalist.

Christian Richtscheid, Press Relations Officer
OSN Online Social Networking GmbH
Heimhuder Straße 72
20148 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 (0) 40 238 491 40
Fax: +49 (0) 40 415 457 14

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