Dating an old friend forums
If you know one or two of these things about your subject, you can narrow down your search and then browse through the photo results.
If your subject has no social media presence, try to find their friends and family members; it's possible they're hiding their account behind a fake name.
Facebook is the most popular social network, and it has the most robust search engine, so you should probably start there.
Facebook's People Search lets you search for people by filling in one or more search boxes: Name, hometown, current city, high school, mutual friend, college or university, employer, and graduate school.
Many parents of teenage girls face a tough problem.
Should you allow your daughter to date an older boy?
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.
Start by plugging their username into Google, but also look through social networks, forums such as Reddit, and blogs for old comments or posts.
People recycle usernames, passwords, and social media profile pictures.
Grab their profile pic from their Facebook or Twitter account and plug it into a reverse image lookup such as Tin Eye.
On their Linked In profile, they've probably listed their undergraduate degree and when they graduated from college, which means you can work backward to figure out approximately how old they are.
If you can find someone's username, Twitter account, personal email address or You Tube profile, you may have hit gold.
Parents must also deal with their daughter's often stubborn intention to date this young man.