Googling people you work with getting popular

Summary:You better feel good about what comes up when your name is dropped in a search box because chances are someone close to you has taken a look . According to a survey conducted by Harris Interactive, one in four adult Internet users has searched a colleague or a business contact online.

You better feel good about what comes up when your name is dropped in a search box because chances are someone close to you has taken a look . According to a survey conducted by Harris Interactive, one in four adult Internet users has searched a colleague or a business contact online. The principal reason: curiosity.

Topics: Browser

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Christopher Jablonski is a freelance technology writer. Previously, he held research analyst positions in the IT industry and was the manager of marketing editorial at CBS Interactive. He's been contributing to ZDNet since 2003. Christopher received a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Illinois at U... Full Bio

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