There are other search parameters as well, such as distance from a particular region and keyword.Checking out the search results, I noticed that a good portion of the profiles come from Match.com, Friendster and hi5 (Facebook is on the way).Open up Google and type in everything you know about the person in keyword format; for example, "sarah los angeles writer tech." Even if you only know their first name, keywords related to their job, marital status, location and school will likely bring up social networks or other identifiable results.If no social networks pop up in your initial Google search, you may need to go into the social networks themselves.The site is still in private beta, but will go live later this week.I got a chance to check it out today, and it's pretty clear what Copenda has set out to do. Choose to search for males or females, select an age range, and see what you get.
This online dating community focuses on the specific interests and desires of people like you.
I think everyone should have decent online stalking skills.
Not because I condone stalking, but because knowledge is power -- if you don't know how to find people online, how do you know what people can find about you online?
And it should, because Google is a powerful tool (especially ).
But if you don't know anything particularly identifying about the person you're looking for (such as their email address), it's better to skip the fancy search hacks and go straight to plugging in keywords.