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mSIS is a multi-source investigation solution with OSINT/i3 research functionality, with a templated Evidence Report feature


Facebook Search Tasks

Without making any direct contact with any individuals identified during this exercise, complete the following tasks, using any of the useful links on the 'Facebook' page of our website at www.uk-osint.net. You should spend at least 5 minutes on each task.

If you are struggling move on to the next task or Email us to ask for assistance.

These Tasks will require you to have a Facebook account and it is best that you have use a Facebook account set up in a false persona rather use your own personal account, even though you will not be required to post anything or Friend anyone.


1. Search for and locate your own personal Facebook account or that of a close friend or family member and access it using your false persona Facebook account and note the following, using the link under the ‘Facebook Account ID Number’ heading or by checking the accounts Source Code;

   a)  Displayed Facebook Account Name:
   b)  Full URL with their address bar Username:
   c)  Account ID Number:
   d)  Check their About pages for any useful information:


2. Now search for any Photos Posted By and any Posts From this account, using the Full Account Username in the search box on the left hand side to view any linked public content.


3. Whether or not this accounts Friends list is visible or not, view some of the uploaded photographs or Comments and check the Likes or Comments to try and identify any of their Friends


4. Locate the Facebook page for the last School or University which you attended and then search that account name under the Google Search link under the ‘Google Searches For People Linked To School Or Place Of Work Etc’ heading on the Facebook page of our website, looking for the Facebook accounts of any people who are listed as having attended that School or University.


5. Select one of these accounts and note the following, using one of the links under the ‘Facebook Account ID Number’ heading or by checking the pages Source Code;

   a)  Displayed Facebook Account Name:
   b)  Full URL with their address bar Username:
   c)  Account ID Number:
   d)  Check their About pages for any useful information:


6. Now search for any Photos Posted By and any Posts From this account, using the Full Account Username in the search box on the left hand side to view any linked public content.


7. Whether or not this accounts Friends list is visible or not, view some of the uploaded photographs or Comments and check the Likes or Comments to try and identify any of their Friends


8. Locate the Facebook page for the Company or Organisation that you work for or for the venue where the training is taking place and then search that account name under the Google Search link under the ‘Google Searches For People Linked To School Or Place Of Work Etc’ heading on the Facebook page of our website, looking for the Facebook accounts of any people who are listed as having worked at that location.


9. Select one of these accounts and note the following, using one of the links under the ‘Facebook Account ID Number’ heading or by checking the pages Source Code;

   a)  Displayed Facebook Account Name:
   b)  Full URL with their address bar Username:
   c)  Account ID Number:
   d)  Check their About pages for any useful information:


10. Now search for any Photos Posted By and any Posts From this account, using the Full Account Username in the search box on the left hand side to view any linked public content.


11. Whether or not this accounts Friends list is visible or not, view some of the uploaded photographs or Comments and check the Likes or Comments to try and identify any of their Friends


12. Locate the Facebook account linked to the Facebook ID Number of 1384314555 who lives in Wales and note the following, using one of the link under the ‘Facebook Account ID Number’ heading or by checking the pages Source Code:

   a)  Displayed Facebook Account Name:
   b)  Full URL with their address bar Username:
   c)  Account ID Number:
   d)  Check their About pages for any useful information:
   e)  Number of Friends:
   f)  Number Of Friends with the Surname of James:
   g)  What was the date of their last public posting:


13. Viewing the photographs in the ‘Walking on Stroud Common’ album of this Facebook account, what are the likely names of this man’s two children?


14. Try to locate the Facebook account of this person's wife, Jayne.


15. Locate the Facebook account linked to the Facebook ID Number of 1071853092, who lives in Leicester and note the following, using one of the links under the ‘Facebook Account ID Number’ heading or by checking the pages ‘Source Code’:

   a)  Displayed Facebook Account Name:
   b)  Full URL with their address bar Username:
   c)  Account ID Number:
   d)  Check their About pages for any useful information:
   e)  Number of Friends:
   f)  What was the date Of their last public posting:


16. Viewing his Facebook account, apart from football identify the three sports he appears to take part in.


17. Try to locate a Facebook account for the company or organisation you work for, the venue where the training is taking place or a sports club you support, now check those Facebook account details, using the link under the 'Facebook Ad Library - check to see who is behind and spending on Facebook Ads' heading and try to identify when it was first created, what names it has previously by known by, if it is linked to any Facebook adverts and how much money it has spent on them.