Category Archives: Investigative Research

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Facebook Kills Search Features Useful for Background and Investigative Research

Facebook has discontinued many search features useful to legal professionals conducting background and investigative research of users on the popular social networking site. These include searching by email address and phone number to locate someone’s Facebook profile. The changes were spurred by recent revelations that political data mining firm Cambridge Analytica scraped publicly available information from an estimated 87 million Facebook profiles for political marketing pu...


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Internet Research Reference Book Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet Now in its 14th Edition

The popular Internet research manual, The Cybersleuth's Guide to the Internet: Conducting Effective Investigative and Background Research on the Web has been updated to a new 14th edition.

The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet features extensive reviews of the best investigative and background research resources available for free (or at low cost) on the Internet.  Unlike others guides which prese...


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Facebook Kills Off Name Search

After many years of hiding the search page where you could search Facebook for a user by name without being logged into an account, Facebook has finally killed the feature off.

Facebook Name Search

For many...


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Update to “New Relationship Report in TLOxp”

TLOxp Investigative Research database's “Relationship Report,” allows subscribers to simultaneously run one report comparing the assets (typically this refers only to real property and vehicles—not bank accounts or stocks) and showing other connections be

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Does Passing the Newly Required TLOxp.com Site Visit Automatically Entitle Users to Full Social Security Numbers and Dates of Birth?

Does Passing the Newly Required TLOxp.com Site Visit Automatically Entitle Users to Full Social Security Numbers and Dates of Birth?

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TLOxp Raises Prices, Requires Site Visit for All Subscribers

TransUnion's TLOxp investigative research and public record database is increasing its fees, instituting a minimum monthly spend (akin to a subscription fee), and requiring all subscribers to undergo a site visit of their physical office location.

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Every Lawyer’s Investigative Research Database – TLOxp

Not everything is available for free on the Internet - and sometimes even when it is, that information might be difficult to find or spread over multiple sources. TLOxp

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New ‘Relationship Report’ in TLOxp Investigative Research Database Compares Assets

TLOxp to launch Relationship Report comparing assets (real property, vehicles) of two individuals (people).

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