Human Flesh Search Engine is aChinese term for the phenomenon of distributed researching using Internet media such as blogs and forums.

Human flesh search has two eminent characteristics. First, it involves strong offline elements including information acquisition through offline channels and other types of offline activism. Second, it always relies on voluntary crowd sourcing: Web users gather together to share information, conduct investigations, and perform other actions concerning people or events of common interest.

Human flesh search engine is similar to the concept of doxing”.


January 1, 2020