Facebook’s ‘People You May Know’ Gets Too Personal

People You May Know

There is no doubt that Facebook is in the people business, and that includes collecting as much personal information as they can get on people. Facebook’s “People You May Know” feature uses this personal information to find and suggest social connections between people. However, these friend suggestions are starting to get too personal and weird […]


Court Dismisses Public Records Racketeering Lawsuit

Public Record Files

Judges on the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals have dismissed a class-action public records racketeering lawsuit that was filed by the town of Gulf Stream, Florida and one of their contractors against five people and several companies for filing too many public records requests. The town of Gulf Stream and the Wantman Group filed […]


More People Doing Background Checks On Each Other

Background Checks

Due to the rapid growth in social networking, online dating and digital infidelity, more and more people are playing amateur investigator by doing their own background checks on each other with the use of online government records and people search engines. Online public records and people search sites have made it easier for everyday people […]


People Search Reunites Siblings After 54 Years

Leighton and Debra Reunion

Successful family reunion stories like this one are becoming more and more common, thanks to the proliferation of online public records, social networks and people search sites. A long-lost brother and sister have finally been reunited, 54 years after family problems split them apart. Leighton Leggett was only 3 years old and his older sister, […]


Facebook Will Start Tracking People Offline

Facebook Smartphone Location

It is already common knowledge that marketers and tech companies track people online, but now Facebook wants to track people offline too. It seems that Facebook is always coming up with new ways to track people online and collect their personal information. The popular social network even goes so far as to track people’s behaviors […]