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How to Find People Looking for Me

by Jody Wilber

Even with the advent of social networking sites and powerful search engines, some people are still finding it difficult to locate friends, relatives or old neighbors they have lost touch with. Perhaps there is someone ou once knew but lost touch with years ago. It is possible that your old friends are also looking for you. With a few mouse clicks, find out if there are people looking for you just as easily as you can find people that you have lost touch with.

Search friend finder websites by entering basic information into databases such as your last name, birth date and gender. Then, the database of the website will display the results of the search by showing you who has been searching for you. Some sites allow you to write a note on the board to let the person know your whereabouts.

Perform a two-way search. You may want to find out who is searching for you while you are searching for another person's information. This can be overwhelming to navigate through so many websites. However, some websites allow you to enter your name and pay to see results of who has been searching for you. If you know the person searching for you, you can get his contact information from these searches.

Utilize social networking sites. Millions of people log in to social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter to stay in touch with friends or to reconnect with relatives, friends and classmates. You can create a social networking site and then anyone can find you easily with just a few searches online. If you have had a name change, perhaps you can include your former name on your profile so high school classmates will recognize your name.

Perform a search using your favorite search engine. Many people post questions in blogs or other web pages that can be retrieved by using a search engine. Simply perform a search by entering your full name or the full name of the person you are searching for into the search engine bar. If someone has been posting messages about finding you, then you may see them in the search results. This is a great way to see who has been looking for you and it gives you a chance to reconnect with others from years past.

About the Author

Based in Las Vegas, Jody Wilber has been freelance writing since 2004. Her articles have appeared in "Christianity Today," "The Upper Room" and "The Review Journal." She is formally a high-school English and journalism teacher. She graduated from California Baptist University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and went on to achieve her Master in Education from Sierra Nevada College.

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