Dating Experts Use Google to Find Personal Information

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Visitor survey at dating directory showed that large portion of visitors already use Google to find personal information about a partner before going on a date.

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Approximately 35 per cent of 2,546 surveyed visitors of said that they attempt to find more information about a person before going on a date by typing their name in Google search engine. Most of the visitors said that information they find does not change their decision. However, 2 per cent said that they find information that makes them change their mind.

Elena Sadkovaya, the director of Adult Match Maker directory said: "More and more people are realizing the power of internet and how easy it is to find information that was previously not available to a general public. People use it to confirm the trustworthiness of a person, to make sure that what they were told about someone's past is true. In many cases you can see from search results person's education, previous job, title, hobby and various other info."

Want to find out if somebody in a state of California has a criminal record? No problem, type "criminal record california" in Google, and you will be presented with a variety of results such as this:

Try searching for your name and see the mishmash that pops up. If you don’t like what you see in case if there’s a critique of your work, or another person with the same name who happens to be listed on a sex offender registry site, don’t waste your time calling Google.

"Users must contact the Web master of that page directly," wrote Google spokeswoman Eileen Rodriguez in an e-mail. "We’re committed to providing thorough and unbiased search results for our users; we cannot participate in the practice of censorship." As they say, it’s love at first Google.


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