Private Investigator Research Links – April 3 – May 4 Posted on May 29, 2010 by Tamara Thompson Acronyms and Abbreviations and Texting Lingo "The Acronym Finder allows users to decipher acronyms from a database of over 600,000 entries covering computers, technology, telecommunications, and the military." Netvibes – Realtime information gathering Custom keywords monitored on the web. A Guide to Facebook’s New, Simpler Privacy Controls Settings changes as of May 2010. Plastic Bag Recycling Sites that accept plastic bags for recycling. Prize winner employees at major retail companies Search by name at Google, with site search. Unclaimed Property Recovery & Reporting Online Reputation Research "Research commissioned by Microsoft in December 2009 found that 79 percent of United States hiring managers and job recruiters surveyed reviewed online information about job applicants." Download the pdf study. Find A Grave – Millions of Cemetery Records and Online Memorials The Best Twitter Tools and Twitter Apps – oneforty California Live Scan Locations California LIVE SCAN Fingerprint Services Locations Licensed Health Facilities in California Search all the licensed Long-Term Care facilities or Licensed Hospitals in California and get complaints and citations. Mexican Records Searches Advice For Scam Victims "Report Scams: What To Do If You Get Scammed" Check Username Availability at Multiple Social Networking Sites Search for availability of profile names at multiple social networking sites. Unclaimed Property and Escheat Law Street Name Lookup "Enter a 5-digit ZIP Code to get a list of all the unique street names in the ZIP Code. Or enter all or part of a street name to get a list all the matches nationwide." The rest of my favorite links are here.