Top Investigations News, Social Media, and More
- October 20, 2012
- by Kimberly Faber
- In the News
Private investigators are a very active group when it comes to social media, and this month a variety of hot topics have been floating around the web. Recent topics include tips for keeping children safe, internet trolling, images on the internet, and more. Here are just a few highlights of what the private investigation industry is talking about:
Tips for parents on how to keep their children safe
In light of the discovery of Jessica Ridgeway's remains, we've asked investigators to provide tips to parents on what they can and should do to keep their children safe.
Share a safety tip
Ridiculous explanations of what a PI does and how to become one
This story has been making the rounds on the internet. Check out the witty, dumb, and sometimes outrageous responses to internet queries on how to get started as a private investigator.
Keep reading for a good laugh
Should PIs allow photos and videos of themselves on the internet?
Investigators are weighing in on the pros and cons of having their images online. While some say never, it can compromise a future case, others ask where the line is drawn between protecting your identity and marketing your business. An interesting thread complete with a poll.
Soliciting new clients with one free hour of investigative service.
One group member asks colleagues if it is unprofessional or smart to offer one free hour of investigative service as a way to solicit new clients.
Do you think it's a good move?
Up and coming conversations you won't want to miss
Here are just a few of the conversations happening right now:
- Top 75 Investigators on Twitter 2012
- The Saturday Night Live private detective
- Calvin Klein accused of hiring a PI to ruin ex's relationship
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