Successful People Search 101

With a little time and effort you can do a successful people search for free. Someone recently asked me to find a person that they had lost contact with over 40 years ago. Making the people search more difficult was the fact that the person I was trying to find had a very common first […]

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Google Search Engine Serves One Billion People Per Week

Google’s search engine has had a big year. Even with the rise in competition for people’s attention from Bing search and the Facebook social network, Google search has managed to reach a point where they are serving search results to over one billion people per week. That figure is almost one sixth of the world’s […]

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Bing Search Results Recommend People On Twitter

Last week the Bing search engine strengthened their commitment to social search by adding recommendations of people to follow on Twitter in their search results. When users search for a topic on Bing social, they now get a list of recommended Twitter users to follow for that topic. The Twitter user results appear on the […]

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US People Search Settles With FTC Over Privacy Complaints

US Search ( www.ussearch.com ) a people search and public records data provider has settled with the Federal Trade Commission regarding consumer complaints that their people search failed to keep a promise that it would not share people records of customers who paid a privacy fee. US Search, claims to be the top people search […]

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Facebook People Search – A Great Tool For Lawyers & Police

As Facebook has grown more popular and people have become more comfortable updating their profiles with increasingly detailed personal information, the social network has become a primary background research tool for lawyers and police. Divorce attorneys routinely use Facebook to search for clues about a spouse’s infidelity and police departments use Facebook people searches to […]

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