Reverse Username Search
Use these techniques to search for hidden social profiles:
Even if you hide your Instagram account and email from public view, people could still find your Instagram profile page if they're searching by email. To fully protect your email privacy, do the following:
Officially, you cannot have an anonymous Facebook page profile, but off the record, you can. 16% of Facebook users (accounts) are duplicates or fake. To make it difficult for other people to track down your "anonymous" account, try the following:
Whatever you do, your name and profile picture will always be visible on your personal profile. The problem with creating a secret Facebook account is that you're breaking the Facebook rules and your account might be disabled. Facebooks community' policy requires full identity disclosure, specifically the real first and last name (no initials). Using Facebook with a fake name could result in account suspension.
With 69% of the U.S. population regularly using social media platforms, it's estimated that in 2019, the average person had 7 active social networking accounts (people aged 55-64 had 4.6 and those aged 16-34 had 8.7). According to a report from GlobalWebIndex:
Facebook is the best mainstream social network for people who want to connect with family and friends while still having a huge amount of control over their privacy settings because:
When it comes to reliable encrypted instant-messaging apps, since 2016, WhatsApp is the best in terms of end-to-end encryption which means secure communication and enhanced user data protection against malicious attacks. In other words, if cybercriminals want to breach and decrypt your WhatsApp conversations, they will not be able to do it.
If you're searching for people online, here are some go-to websites for a deep search:
If you only have a photo of someone, the easiest way is to learn more about them is through Google and Facebook: