Spokeo Blog
Real Estate Safety Month: Tips for Safer Showings

Written by September 22, 2016

Real Estate Agents put their lives on the line every single time they agree to meet a stranger. There’s a constant flow of sad news stories about real estate agents who were harmed or even killed! According to the National Association of Realtors 2015 Member Safety Report, while 96 percent of Realtors have never been…
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Posted in Protecting Yourself, Spokeo Enterprise

Tech Talent Tuesday: Mike

Written by September 20, 2016

First name: Mike  Title: Senior Software Developer (started as Software Developer at Spokeo) Tell us about your job. What do you do? I work on the middleware team, which is responsible for a lot of our internal tools and API’s.  I am currently working with our analytics team, building out a robust BI (Business Intelligence) platform, which…
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Posted in News Flash, Tech Talent Tuesday

Spokeo on Mr. Robot – “Hidden Process”

Written by September 13, 2016

Even when you’re one of the world’s best hacker vigilantes with all types of data and tools at your disposal, a simple Spokeo search helps you find exactly what you need. Did you catch our cameo in the crime drama series on USA? In Mr. Robot’s episode 10, of Season Two, “Hidden Process,” Elliot looks…
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Posted in News Flash

Spokeo Engineers Host Coding Workshops at Local School

Written by September 12, 2016

After a very successful series of classes last Spring, engineers from Spokeo and RentReporters.com have once again organized to coach middle and high schoolers at Marshall Fundamental on computer science. The “Introduction to Computer Programming” class kicked off on Monday, August 22 and will run through October 17. The classes cover a variety of topics…
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Posted in Community Outreach, Inside Spokeo

300 Hygiene Kits for Soldiers’ Angels

Written by August 30, 2016

  Our entire customer care team had the privilege of getting together to serve our veteran community last week.  We partnered with Soldiers’ Angels, whose mission to make sure that “no solider goes unloved,” to fill 300 hygiene kits to be distributed to veterans throughout Los Angeles. In little over an hour, the team stuffed, QA’d and…
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Posted in Community Outreach, For the Family, Inside Spokeo, News Flash

Spokeo Ranks on Inc. 5000 List for Second Consecutive Year

Written by August 17, 2016

Leading People Search Engine Named One of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies Pasadena, Calif. (August 17, 2016) – Spokeo, a leading people search engine, today announced that it was named to the 2016 Inc. 5000 list. The list honors the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. Spokeo has a three-year revenue growth of 246 percent, which secured its placement…
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Posted in News Flash, Newsroom, Press Releases

Tech Talent Tuesday: Dave

Written by August 9, 2016

Tech Talent Tuesday is a monthly series where we introduce you to one of the talented members of the product team at Spokeo. We’re an extremely close-knit group and pride ourselves on the great culture we’ve built. Hope you enjoy getting to know our tech minds!  First name: Dave Title: Principal Software Developer; joined Spokeo as…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Tech Talent Tuesday

Spokeo Announces the Fall 2016 Spokeo Connections Scholarship Winner

Written by August 8, 2016

We are thrilled to announce the sixth winner of the Spokeo Connections Scholarship (view past winners)! This semester, we received more than 300 essays. After vigilant review of many exceptional submissions, one in particular stood out. Shashank Keshav Rao of Canton, MI wrote a brilliant essay examining how social media tools serve the greater public…
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Posted in Connections Scholarship, Newsroom

Tech Talent Tuesday: Ali

Written by July 12, 2016

Tech Talent Tuesday is a monthly series where we introduce you to one of the talented members of the product team at Spokeo. We’re an extremely close-knit group and pride ourselves on the great culture we’ve built. Hope you enjoy getting to know our tech minds!  First name: Ali   Nick Name:  N/A   Title:…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, Tech Talent Tuesday

When Your Gut Feeling Says He’s Married

Written by July 7, 2016

Rachel was an online dater navigating the same complicated waters that most singles face today. She’d met someone with potential online. His name was Tim, and they even had a mutual Facebook friend! But something felt awry… “I had a funny feeling about him; something wasn’t right.”  Looking to calm her fears, she decided she’d…
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Posted in Dating Research, News Flash, Protecting Yourself