Category: Digital Identity

How to Shop Safely Online When Using a Credit or Debit Card

E-commerce has completely changed the shopping world. Most big retailers have some form of online shopping online for customers who don’t live close to a retail store, or who just enjoy the convenience of shopping from home. There are even incredibly successful retailers that are online only. Amazon, for example, has no retail stores, but Read More…

Your Online Identity Is a Modern-Day Resume — Here’s Why

When you go in to apply for a job, it’s considered general policy to create a resume and bring it with you. A resume stating past information relevant to the job you’re applying for is incredibly important to a hiring manager, so important that people often fine-tune their resumes over and over again to perfect Read More…

How to Teach Children to Use the Internet Safely

The internet is an important part of our everyday life. No matter who you are, it’s likely that you use the internet every day — whether you use it for work, play, or both. Over half the world’s population has internet access. That’s a whopping 4.1 billion people worldwide. The internet is an easy, simple Read More…

Is Your Social Media Spying on You? How to Protect Yourself (and Still Find People)

Facebook’s invasion of privacy is unfolding to the knowledge of the public. People are starting to realize how their information and lives have been exploited for financial gain and dishonesty. Social media platforms and applications are seamlessly connected and are storing all of the information on your smartphone. That makes it easier than ever to Read More…

Reasons You Should Check What’s on Your Public Record

Have you ever considered checking what you can find about yourself on public record? People can find out plenty of information about you just by looking at your public record, and it’s a good idea to check on it so you can know what people can find. Here are some great reasons why you should Read More…

Celebrate Safer Internet Day

The internet has managed to permeate every aspect of our lives and that presence can be quite awe-inspiring. But it can also be quite dangerous. With the insurgence of smart phones, the World Wide Web is in everyone’s pocket. Connecting with loved ones has never been easier with email, social media, and video calling. The Read More…

Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

It is easy to become overwhelmed during the holidays. There are parties to be on time for, a long list of presents to buy and wrap, not to mention the responsibilities of your actual everyday life. It is tempting to shop online because of the convenience and low prices. However, this is prime time for Read More…

How PeopleFinders Can Help You Make Better Informed Decisions

We’ve all been there. We’ve all had to make an important decision about someone. It could be a friend we’ve known for years, someone we just met or even a relative. Of course we want to make the best decision possible. We want to do what’s right for everyone involved, including ourselves, our friends and Read More…

What’s In Your Background Check Report?

Your reputation. We all work hard to maintain a strong reputation and understand how others perceive us. We want to put our “best foot forward” for colleagues, friends and acquaintances. The best way to manage your reputation is to understand what people can learn about you online. The Internet has information about almost everything … Read More…

How To Create A Secure Password For Your PeopleFinders Account

We’ve all received emails and seen Facebook posts that came from a friend’s account, but were obviously sent by spammers. Password hijacking and identity theft are among the most common crimes these days Criminals use several dirty tricks to steal your identity, and one of their favorites is to decipher passwords. Then they can log Read More…