All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘People Search’
Earlier this month, Netflix launched an update to its Xbox 360 app that brought the “Just for Kids” platform to the console. “Just for Kids” is a section that highlights programming that’s appropriate for youngsters so parents can feel confident that their children aren’t wading into some sketchy territory on the streaming service. The Xbox 360 was one of the …
Have you ever looked at Spokeo? If not, you might want to check it out – that is if you’re concerned about your online privacy. There’s a good chance they have a profile on you, and it may have more information than you care to have publicly accessible in any one place. And that’s just the free part, if you pay, you can get access to even more information.
Facebook’s a formidable entry in the social networking field – we all know this. But the company’s announcement that it is also doing well in people search (indeed, in Facebook’s own words, it is the “[m]ost used people search engine on the web”) came as a surprise to many.
On Google’s weekly Zeitgeist list, at least five of the top ten gaining queries are usually people’s names. The concept of an “ego search” has pretty much spread throughout our society. And companies like Pipl and Spock have based their entire reputation and business on “people search.” Yes, people search is a big deal.