‘Tips & Tricks’ Archive

Hunting for someone online?

How to use 192.com, Google and Social media to find who you are looking for: There are many reasons you could want to find an address or phone number online, you might be planning a wedding and have lost contact with someone you really want there, or have lost contact with a group of old […]

Facebook sign-in on 192.com

We’ve added a new feature to 192.com – now, if you’re a registered user of Facebook, you can register for a 192.com account with a single click. If you’re already a 192.com registered user, then you can link your account to Facebook provided that you used the same email address to register. Provided that you […]

New age guides for millions of records

We’ve just added more than 20 million new “age guides” for people listed on the site. When you’re looking for someone and you’re trying to work out whether it’s the right person – particularly difficult when the name is a common one – the age range is a really useful indicator. Age guides are displayed […]

Check it before you send it

Yo ho ho it’s Christmas. If you’re sending a Christmas card make sure you send it to the right address and postcode by doing a quick address check. Last posting dates for first and second class stamps are the 18th and 20th of December We found that last Christmas 30% of well-wishers received between one […]

Background check car dealers

70% of motorists don’t make basic background checks when buying second hand cars There were 81,000 vehicle thefts last year Motor Finance Fraud costs the UK £10.9 million Our Background Reports will offer motorists greater protection against deception and fraud. The reports will enable motorists to know who they are buying their car from, enabling […]

192.com launches Background Reports

We’ve launched the first ever online Background Reports service for UK consumers offering protection from deception and fraud. Background Reports draw on vast amounts of data to create an in-depth profile of an individual within seconds. The reports detail residential histories and co-habitees, negative financial indicators, property ownership, company director information, and more. 192.com’s reports […]

Tech man Terry talks cloud technology

Join the discussion today from 1pm in the Guardian online. Access the conversation here

Combat dating fraud with 192.com

When online dating make sure you know who you’re dealing with, read Mary’s cautionary tale here

Shop safer online

192.com is urging caution during the online Christmas shopping frenzy.  Visa Europe thinks £320 million will be spent on its cards alone as online transactions top 6.8 million, an increase of 21% on last year, making December 3 this year the busiest online shopping day in history. Dominic Blackburn, Product Director of 192.com said “It’s […]

Voting for your Police Commissioner

Are you eligible to vote? On November 15, 41 new police and crime commissioners will be elected across England and Wales to give you a say when it comes to cutting crime in your area. Check you’re able to vote in these historical elections by checking to see if you’re on the edited electoral roll. […]