iPhone Apps Dig Up Dirt On Dates
WUSA9.com, Lindsey Mastis, November 27, 2009
WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) -- Many people bring a date to dinner during the
holidays. Families often respond by asking too many questions and trying to
get background information. Now there's a way to do that discretely by using
The PeopleFinders Network recently released two new apps: "Are They Really
Single?" and "Stud or Dud." Each cost $.99 per download.
It can tap into criminal records, and even find out if the person is living
with someone. All it needs is a few basic facts. It can even find information
based on a person's phone number.
But it could cost an extra $10 to get even more detailed information.
Sachi Ainge from Hawaii said this app would come in handy.
"If you see a guy at a party," she said, "you get his information... right on
But some people are skeptical.
"I don't trust necessarily that all the information it's going to gather is going
to be accurate. I'd rather get to know the person and find out for myself," said
Aaron Horton, Frederick Md.
The information is available to anyone through public records. The iPhone makes it
easier to get the information in a matter of seconds.