Finding People Online for Free

If you are looking to find or search information on someone, there are several ways to do it.

TUT Staff

If you are looking to find or search information on someone, there are several ways to do it. Going online does not mean you will end up with a successful search result every time and that too with a free source.

People search can get as tough as cracking a nut when it comes to running a background check. Today we share tips and tricks on finding people online for free with most authentic search results.

The best free people search undoubtedly becomes Google. Why? Because it gives maximum options to find someone online even if they have minimum information uploaded on the web.

Google not only serves the results for people who upload their information but also shows results for people if they are tagged or mentioned by someone else. The best part about Google people search is that it allows you to search someone even if you have just a photo of them.

With the immense popularity of social media platforms specifically those which revolve around picture sharing including Instagram, Facebook, etc. there is an abundance of picture database available online. This makes people search through picture upload much more easier as compared to finding people through different other means.

All you have to do is upload an image from your computer or simply drag and drop it in the Google image search bar. The search engine will take a while to process it and share results with similar or matching images uploaded online along with the associated information with that particular image.

Apart from image search, Google also allows you to conduct people search through Google news alert. This type of search comes handy when you would want to search someone who is relatively more famous or known for something specific. In order to do so, all you need to do is visit Google alerts page and select the search parameters that you would your results to be confined to.

The parameters for Google alert may include the filters around the kind of information you are looking for, the frequency of alerts you would like to receive against the search tag, the volume and quality of the news alerts and last but not the least the email address on which you would like to receive the news alerts. The landing page of Google alerts also allows you to manage your alerts in the form of text alerts and the ability to export the emails that pop on your customized alert search page.

Moreover, finding people online for free other than Google picture search and Google news alerts can be done through Google Maps and reverse phone lookup services. If you have specific coordinates or an address for the person you are looking for, you may use Google Maps to find more information about them. If you have a phone number with you, it is best to use any of the several reverse phone lookup services available online. But with all that, it is no longer an impossible task to find someone online for free.