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Online dangers grow by the day. Every week, there’s a new cybersecurity threat, a new credit card hack, and a new way for your private information to fall into the wrong hands.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could discover exactly what people can learn about you online?
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That’s possible with TruthFinder. This powerful online tool uncovers data even Google can’t find. You can use it to look up criminal records, phone numbers, aliases, email addresses, home addresses, and deep web photos for almost anyone in the United States — including yourself.
Has your privacy been exposed? Here’s how you can find out.
What People Can Learn About You
Unless you literally live off the grid in a cabin in the woods, your personal information is part of the “public record” — local, state, and federal data that is publicly accessible. This data comes from census data, property ownership records, police reports, and other government sources.
TruthFinder crawls through all of this info and shows you exactly what people can learn about you online. Basically, if you have a social security number, a driver’s license, or a mortgage, at least some of your personal information is part of the public record.
What does that mean? Well, if people know where to look, they can find your name, birthdate, home address, phone number, email address, and social media profiles, among other information.
Maybe you don’t care about random strangers finding out where you live. But if you’d rather maintain your privacy, you can take steps to protect yourself.
Find Out What Personal Data Is Available Online
Just enter your first and last name into TruthFinder and hit “search”. The website will compile any available public records data into one easy-to-read report, showing you exactly what people can learn about you online.
Knowing is half the battle. Your report could include the following information:
- Contact Information: Your personal phone number and email address, including ones you forgot about
- Location History: Your current and prior addresses, as well as the dates you were first and last seen at those locations
- Jobs and Education: Your current and prior workplaces, your alma mater, and even your dates of graduation
- Social Media Profiles: The major ones, like Facebook and Twitter, as well as related links like your blog and Amazon wish list
- Additional Info: Your public records data could include criminal records, traffic violations, your bankruptcy from years ago, your eviction from your younger years, and more
What’s more, you can use TruthFinder to look up details about your friends, family, neighbors, coworkers, exes — basically, almost anyone in the United States. With just their name, you can find incredible amounts of data that you never realized was part of the public record.
People have used TruthFinder to reconnect with estranged family members, find long-lost friends, learn contact details for class reunions, and satisfy their curiosity. This website was designed to help people stay safe online. In the digital age, you never know what you might find.
Plus, when you’re a TruthFinder member, you have unlimited access to background reports. Honestly, that’s why I recommend this website to everyone I know: it’s great to have in your back pocket when you want to find out more details about the people in your life.
You never know what you might find. Try TruthFinder yourself. Just click here and enter your name!
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