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Although social networks can greatly help you find old classmates or relatives, sometimes you don’t get the result you want. This happens especially when you look for people with common names that can be repeated by the thousands. Imagine for example trying to find a friend from the neighbourhood where you lived as a kid, with whom you played often, and whose name is John Smith.


Facebook won’t be of much help there, and turning to Google will most probably retrieve the main character from Stephen King’s classic novel The Dead Zone, played on film by Christopher Walken in 1983. So where is the little Johnny from your childhood, then? That is what can help you with.

The site is basically a search engine for people that looks for information on what’s known as the “Hidden Web”. That term defines a huge amount of information that stays uncharted by general purpose web crawlers. The Hidden Web is many times bigger than the surface web we are all used to navigate.

And also uses Identity Resolution technology to look people up. By doing so, Pipl can compare scattered pieces of information on different online profiles, and quickly determine who is who.

As a service, Pipl can be used just by supplying the first and last name of the person you want to look up. And if you have more information (such as his last known address), then its results will be even more accurate. In Their Own Words

We dive into the deep web to bring you results you won’t find in any other search engine then we use a powerful identity resolution engine to link those seemingly disparate results into a set of meaningful profiles so you can easily find the person you are looking for.

Why It Might Be A Killer can bring together people who were once really close, but have grown apart over time.

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Is it the only service on the internet specialized on finding people?


Author : Bruce Turner

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