(Closed) If someone Googled you, what would they find?

posted 6 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
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1562 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Thankfully, nothing besides where I work and, if you google my maiden name, my siblings names come up on like “mylife.com” because it’s a rare last time.

But yes because I work in security I’m always reminding my friends to be careful how much personal information they share online.   

Post # 4
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10453 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

I just googled myself and nothing about me came up.  Good!

Post # 5
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2011

Nothing, well some dead author but that isn’t me. Luckily I have a common name, and unless someone googles my full name and hometown, they get diddly. And when they do that they get some old HS basketball stats and articles. Luckily I have nothing scandalous to hide, but it is nice to know I am fairly annoynamous online. My FB is set to totally private unless I friend you and I can’t be searched on there either. 

Post # 6
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1562 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

@KatyElle:  oh the care bears thing reminds me that in the past when you googled my maiden name it showed that i belonged to a group called ‘bring back monocles’ on fb.  LOL.  i had it removed, though.

Post # 7
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6009 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

Even googling my whole name, I don’t show up until the 6th page (and I have a pretty unusual name).  There are a few hits with my maiden name from college, but not much.

Post # 8
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3220 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

some girl shares my name and has done a few YouTube song covers– sadly, she’s more famous than I am! ‘

the only thing I’d have to hide is how much I love margaritas (which is all over my “private” twitter)

edit: ooh, I finally clicked far enough and found that inflammatory “Letter to the Editor” I wrote in college.  oops.

Post # 9
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1360 posts
Bumble bee

A singer (She was on American Idol, from what I see on this list). And she did one song for a soundtrack in the movie Click.

Aaaaand there’s nothing about ME. Good.

With my ‘future’ married name, all that pulls is an actress from Bones and Monster-in-Law.

There is a lot about Demi Lovato when you search my first and maiden name, because the girl who also has my name is dating Demi’s costar from her Disney show. Hmm.

Post # 11
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2725 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

My maiden name is very uncommon so everything is about me. Just some awards and a time a did a pageant (LOL). With my married name just my LinkedIn page. If you have an uncommon name, all the reason to be more careful!

Post # 12
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418 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

Unfortunately for me, because my name is so unique, I’m virtually the one listed..haha

Post # 13
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159 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Mostly work related or alumni stuff from HS/college.  I have a VERY unusual name, only person in the world with my first & last name combo so I’m very careful online about giving out my real name when I don’t want certain things to pop up when people Google my name!

Post # 14
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

@MrsElopement:  I used to Google myself before I dated anyone so all my middle school “awards” wouldn’t show up and out me for being a nerd! At least a pageant is pretty? 😉

Post # 15
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

If someone Googled me with my maiden name they would definitely find me, but thankfully  nothing bad because I’ve actually always been too smart for that. I wrote a letter to the White House once that ended up on a couple of blogs and news sites so they would find that. That could either hurt me in their eyes or not (depending on if they agree with what I said) but it’s not like it’s a drunk photo. With my married name, no one would find me. It’s a much more common last name. 

Post # 16
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679 posts
Busy bee

Nothing! An author and a singer apparently share my same first and last name so everything that comes up is about them. Even if I use my middle name nothing pops up. I’m very unpopular.

ETA: You can find my LinkedIn profile but it’s just one of many with the same name so…

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