April 28, 2008 09:30 ET

"Citizen History" Comes Alive with Launch of

Memory Sharing Site Offers Dynamic Forum Via Text, Video and Images

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 28, 2008) -

Editors Note: A video is included with this press release. has launched the beta release of its innovative website - giving users a simple and effective way to harness and share memories via a media-rich and captivating online experience.

"Everyone has memories, we share them with friends and family throughout our lives," says Linkory president Terry Kukle. " is the only place that makes capturing and sharing memories fun, easy and free all on one portal."

Posting a particular memory acts as the first link in a chain. Others in the global community with similar experiences will add to the chain. This powerful Linkory process will reveal the complete recollection of an event, enhance the experience for all participants and generate an historical sequence. was derived from a natural human action: When people gather socially, a story is told referring to a certain memory. Habitually and unconsciously, people tell their own related story and a historical memory thread is born. Today's Internet provides the ultimate medium that allows participants from all around the world to collaborate on a massive scale in sharing and enhancing memories.

"We have created an environment that is fundamental to the basic premise of the social aspects of the Web," adds Kukle. "Think of your ability to add text, images or video of a childhood memory, a school experience or a family event. When other people view those memories and then add their own perspectives, the result is a richer experience for anyone who wants to share in that reminiscence."

"With Linkory, we foresee the opportunity to document memories from a 360-degree perspective; the historian's viewpoints will now be complemented (and perhaps even outweighed) by the public who were there. Think of it as citizen history." will attract users of all ages including pensioners of the WWII generation, through the baby boomers, on through the mid-career Gen X-ers, down to recent university and even high school graduates reminiscing about the old school days.

"The primary goal of this website it to collect, document, share and enhance memories and personal experiences," says vice president Gideon Hack. "But a secondary function is a natural by-product of this stimulating medium; old relationships will be re-kindled and new relationships will be formed by the mere fact that memories are being shared. includes 'social networking' facilities that allow users to form groups, contact participants, make friends and interact with other social networking sites."

The beta website is available at and is free of charge.

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