What We Do

Spokeo makes it easier than ever to help reunite friends and family, browse celebrities, and discover information about your online footprint, by simply searching a name, address, email, phone or username.

Spokeo is a leading people search platform using proprietary technology to organize information into comprehensive yet easy-to-understand online profiles.

Who We Are

Founded in 2006 by a group of Stanford graduates, Spokeo has grown to nearly 100 team members with offices based in Pasadena’s historic old town neighborhood. To learn more about the Spokeo team, visit our jobs page. For a list of the executive leadership team, visit the news page.

How to use Spokeo

  • Reunite

    Spokeo makes it easy to reunite with family, old friends and love interests. You can also reconnect with classmates, teammates or former military buddies through simply searching for them by name or old contact information. As a company, we remain committed to helping reunite families and veterans through our community efforts.

  • Browse

    Spokeo can help you learn about people who have shaped our world by providing one of the largest libraries of online famous people profiles. Browse photos and videos and timelines, including the public whereabouts of your favorite stars. Research a new neighborhood before you move through Spokeo’s reverse address search or lookup any people who will be in close contact with you and your family.

  • Discover

    Spokeo offers an easy way for small business owners and non-profits to research potential clients and donors or to discover the identity of unknown callers and prevent fraud. If you are interested in protecting yourself, use Spokeo to explore what exists about you online, flag telemarketers or uncover and expose scam artists and cheaters.

How not to use Spokeo

  • Credit/Insurance Eligibility

    Spokeo does not have access to secure or private financial information. As stated very clearly in our profiles, you may not use Spokeo for credit, tenant or insurance screening purposes.
  • Employee Screening

    Utilizing Spokeo’s platform for purposes of employee screening is strictly prohibited.
  • Any other purpose specified in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

    Spokeo is not a credit reporting agency and does not offer consumer reports. Spokeo works hard to ensure that all of the data on our site is within established guidelines.

Spokeo In the News

  • "New Survey: Singles Researching Dates Online on the Rise ..."
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  • "Spokeo is refreshing its website...to emphasize finding long-lost friends, classmates, lovers and family members ..."
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  • "Tools for verifying anything on the web ..."
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  • "People search engine Spokeo, with strategic partner Mixed Roots Foundation, has announced the five winners of the Spokeo Search Angel Awards ..."
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  • "Try other Web searches, including social media sites and local listing services like Spokeo.com ..."
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