Social Network Features

Activity Stream

Members can share their status, upload photos, post videos, create events, poll, pages and more. They can like, share, comment and keep in touch with their friends amd community members.


Community members can comment on friends posts and add images to the comments.


Like posts and comments. Likes include 6 pre defined emotions : like, love, wow, sad, angry, laugh on each post and comments.

Trustworthy Moderation

The admin has full access to control the community they can delete and edit posts, and ban or block members. We won't violate your freedoms or use bias to target our members like other sites are criticized for doing. Community Standards will be fairly written for all and evaluated fairly for every questionable situation.

Featured Posts

Featured posts always show on the top, The admin can feature the posts to show them at the top of the stream.


Filter activity stream by post types based on post types like photos, videos, events, etc., or publisher of the posts.

Involved Administration

The admin can post a special stream post with the most popular groups, photos, members, and more.

Share Box

Living Tree Genealogy Network's powerful share box allows members to add flexible post types: text, files, videos and photos, poll, embed content from other sites and share moods and location, including gedcom files.

Custom Background

Share status updates with colorful background images. You can add your own new background as well from backend.


#Hashtag helps to search and trend the popular posts. If a post include hashtag, members can click on that to get all status that include same hashtag.


Members can tag friends using @names in their status and comments.


Tag other members in photos and they’ll receive a notification. Integration

Show beautiful cards from SoundCloud, AirBNB, KickStarter and more.

Video Sharing

Share videos using video link and uploads. Living Trees Genealogy Network support most of videos providers like, YouTube, Vimeo, dailymotion, Facebook etc.

Location Sharing

Share your location with other members with inbuilt Google map and Openstreet Map integration.

Photo Sharing

Share your memories via photo's upload with easy drag and drop option.

File Sharing

Upload files on profile wall, groups and Events and pages.


Share your Emotions/Moods in status update with different. Postbox also support latest Emoji.


Submit your questions in the form on Poll to get the feedback you need for various reasons such as determining the validity of a research source.

Privacy Control

Decide the audience for each post you make.


Pages are useful to expand your business, you can interact with members via Pages, can share videos, photos, files, and status updates, invite friends.

Activity Stream

Post status, videos, images and more inside the Page.

Review & Rating

Members can add reviews and ratings for pages.

File Sharing

Share different types of files with other page members including Gedcoms and KML files.

Page Privacy

Pages can be private, public or secret. Every page can have different privacy level.

Page Poll

Add Poll in Page to get feedback from Page members.


Add your upcoming events and share with page members.


Living Trees Genealogy Network has profile questions geared toward genealogy researchers. As a member you can add cover photos and avatars and only answer the questions you want. Unanswered questions won't appear on your profile.

Cover Photo & Avatar

Share your favorite cover photo and profile avatar with community members.

Custom Profile Questions

Living Trees Genealogy Network is the only social network geared toward genealogy. The custom fields on our profile pages allow our members to connect and share the genealogy information that is important to them.

Profile Sharing

Share profiles across other social media sites.

Messaging & Chat bar

Members can contact each other privately, share media files and reply, delete messages using inbox and chatbar. To make instant messaging appear, just send someone a message on their profile and they will appear in your chat list.

Group Messaging & Chat

Write to more than one member at a time with chatbar, using group chat feature.

Share Photos & Files

Send photos and files to friends, group members and other community members via messages.


Block any member if necessary to avoid receiving a message.

Alerts & Notifications

Receive real-time alerts on new comments, likes, friend requests, and messages. Stay engaged, informed and interested in all the latest content.

Email Alerts

Receive alerts via email. Members can change the email preferences depend on their needs.

On-site Alerts

Receive alerts on the site in real time for new notification, friends requests and private messages.

Customize Alerts

Customize the choice of alerts to receive.


Members can schedule events, invite friends and easily keep track of their real-life meetings.


Make events private or public. Every event can have a different privacy.

Event Details

Show event location and information with Google map and openstreet map integration.

File Sharing

Upload important documents on event wall (zip, txt, pdf, doc, docx, ppt, etc.). 

Activity Stream

Update the event with posts, share videos, photos and more.

Social Sharing

Share the event across other social media sites.

Import Events

Import events from iCal.


Show a list of event participants.

Invite Friends

Invite friends to join the event.

Event Poll

Add Poll In Events.


Groups can share videos, photos, files, and status updates, invite friends, schedule events and hold important discussions.

Activity Stream

Post status, videos, images and more inside the group.


iscuss any topics relevant to the group with file share option in discussions.

Group Poll

Add Poll In Groups to allow group members to share the feedback/answer of the poll.

Group Privacy

Groups can be private, public or secret.

Group Events

Create group events for group members only.

File Sharing

Share files with other group members.


Make any announcements related to the group.

Invite Friends

Invite friends to join the group.

Genealogy & DNA groups

Join all the genealogy and DNA groups related to your research interests or create your own.


Easy-to-use photo galleries make profiles fun to browse, comment on and view. Drag and drop multiple photos for fast and user friendly posting.


Tag faces on photos you or other members upload. Living Trees Genealogy Network will not use facial recognition software to search for or aid in tagging and identification of faces.


Admin can moderate photos on the front end and on the admin interface in order to quickly respond to reports of community standards violations. Please post media that is acceptable for all audiences or keep it limited to private groups, pages, or individuals you know personally that are okay with said content.


Each member, group and event has its own photo galleries.


Members can easily share videos from all the major video hosting sites, including YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, and many others. We import the title and description automatically.

Upload Video

Upload your videos from local PC (FFMPEG must be supported).

Video Galleries

Display videos in video galleries for an eye catching view.


Tag members in videos to share the video with friends.

Video Sharing

Share videos from video hosting sites like YouTube, Vimeo, soundcloud, Facebook and more.

Video Categories

Create video categories to organize your videos.

Video Comments

Make comments on videos, like and reply to comments with Emoji and image option in comments.


Members can post a poll on site to get community members view on their questions. Poll gives multiple option to vote based on single or multiple choices.

Add Poll

Add Poll on community wall to share the poll with all community members.

Like Poll

Like Poll activity in stream wall with 6 pre defined like emotions.

Search Poll

Search Poll based on category and sorting option via dedicated Poll menu item.

Multiple Voting Option

User can vote on single or multiple choices depending on the type of Poll.

Poll Categories

Create Poll categories to organize your polls.

Poll Comments

Make comments and reply to comments on poll.

Profile Apps

Add profile apps to profiles, including a Twitter feed, RSS feed and more. Living Trees Genealogy Network supports multiple community apps.

Member's Choice Apps

Members can choose the apps they want to display on their profile.

App Locations

Apps can be placed anywhere on the profile page, in tabs, or stacked depending on the configuration of the profile page.


Admin Choice

The admin can choose which apps show for all members. If there are apps you want to see on your profile, feel free to request them from the admin.