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Google™pedia: The Ultimate Google Resource, Second Edition by Michael Miller

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Chapter 4. Searching for People and Phone Numbers

If you’re like me, every now and then you need (or want) to look up information about a particular person. I’m not talking about famous personages here, but rather normal people whose addresses or phone numbers I can’t remember.

As far as Google is concerned, a person’s name, address, or phone number is just another piece of information stored in the database. The techniques to retrieve this information, however, are a little different from normal web search techniques. Read on to learn how to search Google for information about people and places—and the occasional business.

Searching for People by Name

As part of its massive database of information, Google now includes listings for millions of U.S. ...

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