How to Tell If Someone Googles You

Updated April 17, 2017

Google is a well-known search engine that people use to conduct a variety of searches on the Internet. Many people will Google someone or even themselves to see what information might be revealed. In this age of security breaches and identity thefts, people are now inclined to wonder who might be searching or Googling them on the Internet. offers people a way to find out if they have been searched for on Google or anywhere else on the World Wide Web. Membership is free and takes only minutes to complete.

Sign up for an account at You will be required to enter your basic information, such as first and last name, as well as the city and state you currently reside in. Hit "Next" when you complete this step.

Choose a silhouette to be displayed on your profile from the basic male and female choices. Enter your e-mail address and a password for your account. You will be able to receive monthly newsletter, and you must agree to the Terms of Service before proceeding.

Activate your account by checking the email you provided them with and clicking on the activation link. You will then be able to create a profile with additional information regarding your education and job experiences.

You will now receive e-mails from anytime a person searches for your name in Google or other Internet search engines. You can also log on to your account page and track the number of visitors to your page. will provide you with the location and time of the search, as well as any key words searched in addition to your name.

Tip can not provide you with the name of people searching for you, although you may be able to determine this based on the location given.


Be wary of how much personal information you provide on any website or search engine on the Internet.

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About the Author

Michelle Blessing has experience in child development, parenting, social relationships and mental health, enhanced by her work as a clinical therapist and parent educator. Blessing's work has appeared in various online publications. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and is pursuing her master's degree in psychology with a specialization in applied behavior analysis.