Will visiting someone’s Facebook page put you on their “People You May Know” List? (Page 3)

Previous Page Second Experiment The follow on experiment was to eliminate the possibility that Irwin, the fake profile, was the cause why PYMK wasn’t triggering.  So I asked Vicky to visit some of my friends that were not her friends to see whether that would trigger PYMK.  She visited them each a different number of

Will visiting someone’s Facebook page put you on their “People You May Know” List? (Page 2)

Previous Page Anecdotes from the Blogosphere I have heard some anecdotal evidence of this phenomenon, both from word of mouth and from internet sources outlined below in screenshots: The Experiment But how can we confirm this phenomenon exists?  I set up a little experiment. I had a friend name Vicky use my fake Facebook profile

Capturing and recording Snapchat video off iphone

Recently at a law enforcement conference, a crime analyst colleague was curious what technique would allow her to capture a Snapchat video as part of her investigations.  Snapchat is a photo / video sharing app which disappear after being viewed by the recipient.  It is very popular among the under-20 crowd that have been shying

Find expired OfferUp ads

New to the Harmari Search suite is access to expired, deleted, and old OfferUp* ads, the popular mobile buy and sell app. Ads are covered for the entire USA across all for sale categories including cars, trucks, boats, RVs, motorcycles and more. OfferUp is the leading buy and sell mobile app out there, ahead of

Investigating Facebook Buy Sell Trade Groups

Recently a flood of activity has emerged regarding the free classifieds marketplaces on Facebook Buy/Sell/Trade Groups.  Thousands of groups have proliferated and it is difficult for loss prevention, or brand protection investigators to contain and monitor these groups for stolen products or counterfeit products. The interface is rather limited in what can be investigated.  About

Facebook Groups buy and sell pages turning into a den for thieves

Earlier this year Facebook turned on some new features within Groups to facilitate buy and sell activities similar to a community bulletin board site like Craigslist.  Police warn that these Groups provide an opportunity for burglars and thieves to fence their stolen property. For example, in Hazelwood, MO police caught someone on a Facebook buy

Harmari Top 10 Report delivered daily to your inbox

The Top 10 Report grew out of a need for investigators to quickly review high-value leads of sellers on Craigslist based on specific category, keyword, or identifying parameters.  Secondly, we now prefer to have data pushed to us rather than having to search it ourselves.  These two critical needs are combined in this new Report

Will visiting someone’s Facebook page put you on their “People You May Know” List?

This question stifles many an investigator, and the official stance of Facebook is that it does not report to any Facebook user who’s visiting their Facebook page.  Furthermore, it also ensures that no third party Apps can do so either.  So the good news is no, your ex-girlfriend can’t see how many times you’re checking

Web Identity Search Tool (WIST) 1.2 Webinar Demo

On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 1 PM EST, a webinar to demonstrate WIST version 1.2 will take place.  Please email info AT harmari DOT com. New features in this release: link analysis results now displayed in a social network analysis visualization (see screenshot) search results now provide paging for 100+ matches print-friendly reports of

Harmari Doorman for Tax Revenue Estimation

Restaurants, bars and night clubs do not have a good history of tax compliance. Furthermore, software tools such as zappers make it easy to make sales transactions disappear. But now you can have independent revenue estimates using social media metrics, and business background information integrated into one user-friendly report.  Reduce your audit department`s need for