The word of mouth seems insufficient to know one’s character until a proper investigation is done on the person. It may possible that the potential partner is lying about his or her financial position. An extra-marital affair can be possible. The family background is not so good. There are lots of possibilities. So, it is utmost necessary to conduct a background check before getting married.

 Social Networking Sites

Do some self-investigation. For which you don’t need to go so far. Take out some time to browse social networking sites to extract lots of details on the following partner. Social media allows users to go through one’s profile to check status, updates, friend circle etc… These sites can be helpful to gather some useful information about the potential partner.

 Internet

 To check a person’s online footprints, Google his/her name or email ID. Go through the websites the person is active on and the kind of comments they have posted. Besides social networking sites, there are other websites too to gather information about an individual.

 Taking Help from Social Circles

 The world is so compact. You can find some people who know your prospective match well. Talk about the person socially. It may possible anyone knows about him/her.

 Inquiries from the Workplace

 Though it may sound awkward you can detect about the prospective partner’s character, designation, and income from his/her work in a form of general inquiries.

 Some Crazy Ideas

 It is hard to tell that the crazy ideas work or not, so, try them at your own risk.

Honeytrap is one of the wacky ideas to try. In this, create a fake social networking profile and send a friend request to him. Wait to see the response. Does the potential partner accept your friend request? If it is accepted, you can know about him much. Make flirt to know his response. It can give a clear idea of what kind of a person he is.