123people Expands Globally Into New Markets with Local Sites

First multi-national people search.

New York, NY, March 25, 2009 --(PR.com)-- The next generation of people search, 123people (www.123people.com) have expanded with new markets by adding local sites in Europe.

The world is getting smaller, thanks to the Internet and useful online tools that enable us to keep contact with eachother across the globe. 123people real-time search is now available in seven countries: US, UK, Germany, Austria, France, Spain and Switzerland, covering six languages: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Catalan. Now you can search for friends and family across the globe using 123people, keeping up-to-date with their online activities.

123people finds information on anyone you want to know by scouring the 'Deep Web' otherwise known as the invisible Web, using an innovative search service.

Research shows that translation of a service into other languages is one of the best ways to increase user-base. Three quarters of European Internet users are using social networks. Localized versions of 123people in each country, will enable more people to connect with anyone they want to know more about.

123people is designed to fundamentally improve the quality of people search on the web. In addition to retrieving people information from globally accessible databases and social networks on the web, 123people also searches country-specific websites, local business services and news sources to provide fast and comprehensive results.


*123people combines people-related data into one easy to view page
*User can tag search results and give them more relevance
*Includes popular social media profiles (i.g. Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, HiFive, FlickR, Bebo, Zoominfo, Viadeo,)
*Instant Messenger profiles and Microblogs
*Phone numbers and emails
*News sites
*123people is available in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Catalan

About 123people

123people, (www.123people.com) serves up the preeminent experience in finding “everyone you (want to) know” by retrieving people information from hundreds of local and international sites on the web. Launched in 2007 by European-based Web 2.0 incubator i5invest, 123people offers the next generation of People Search.

Jennifer Green
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