Monthly Archives: December 2014

Limitations of Google for Online Research

The World Wide Web is used by 40 percent of the world’s population and 77 percent of the developed world for news, entertainment, communication and countless other purposes. Even though more people are using Google for searches, we are finding less of the data that’s available. The reason…conventional search engines can only offer up the …

Online Dating – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Dating someone online can be exciting and fun, and for some can lead to a serious and committed relationship, but starting a relationship online is fraught with peril. The online dating scene has spawned a new breed of con artist who presents a false image to gain trust, targeting people who are looking for love or a relationship, and then exploiting …

Corporate and Personal Due Diligence and Online Safety Presentation

Fathom Research Group will offer your organization a free presentation about public and corporate due diligence and online safety misconceptions. The presentation educates business and corporate stakeholders, seniors and the general public about the persistent and potentially harmful misconceptions regarding background checks, Internet research, and …

Never Rely on a Criminal Record

There is a lot of weight placed on a criminal record check that can be misleading, incomplete and leave a person or organization with a false sense of security. Important as it may seem, it is simply one tool, which will likely have limited value on its own. A criminal record was never designed to be a “suitability” test for employers, investors …