In general, the human flesh search was triggered by an incident. This event can be a criminal act (for example, gave the driver after the escape), or is not contrary to the law, but for the mainstream moral values detested acts (such as a husband affair led to his wife committed suicide), or even just an anomaly of the protagonist of the event (for example, is Huang very violent). After the incident, the relevant person or the curious to the truth, often in the Internet forum posts published, listing the available character information, call for Internet users to help identify the person's identity and detailed personal information. The respondents through the Internet, personal relationships and other means to find more information and to summarize the form of re-released online. As the Internet developed and participation of the large number of "human flesh search" the efficiency and success rate is much higher than in the traditional way.