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2016: Spokeo’s Year in Review

Written by January 4, 2017

2016 was an exciting year for Spokeo! We celebrated a major win on behalf of businesses in America, released a variety of updates to our products, and continued to focus on our work with non-profits and community partners. A Year of Company Progress We celebrated our 10th anniversary! – April, 2016 marked Spokeo’s tenth anniversary….
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Press Releases


Written by November 7, 2016

Built in LA names Spokeo a top technology employer in Los Angeles Spokeo is ranked #70 on Built In LA’s annual list of Top 100 Digital Companies, recognizing the top digital tech employers located in Los Angeles. Built In LA’s Top 100 is a ranking of the largest digital tech employers in Los Angeles based…
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Posted in Awards & Accolades, Inside Spokeo

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

Adoptees Find a Whole New World of Resources in the Digital Age

Written by November 23, 2015

November is National Adoption Awareness Month. Every year in the U.S. upwards of 10,000 children are adopted by American families. These adoptions come from all over the world, but most actually take place exclusively with American parents. Some studies estimate as many as 2.5% of all American citizens are adopted. Open adoptions – agreements that give…
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Posted in For the Family, News Flash, People Search, Spokeo Search Angels

Celebrities Who Do Halloween Better Than You Do Anything

Written by October 30, 2015

Celebrities, in general, aren’t exactly known for their understated fashion sense, but Halloween brings out a whole different side of people. Celebs love Halloween because they’re used to pretending to be something they’re not…and who doesn’t love a good costume? Some famous folks, though, love Halloween more than your average six year old. Here are…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search

Why Maintaining Family Relationships is More Important Than Ever

Written by August 27, 2015

In theory, connecting with family is easier today than it’s ever been before. We’ve got cell phones, Facebook, email…at times it almost feels impossible to avoid family! But in a world where our increasing interconnectivity may actually be leaving us all a little lacking for deep, meaningful relationships, where do our families fit in? In…
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Posted in For the Family, News Flash, People Search

August Birthdays of Note

Written by August 4, 2015

Ever since the inception of Spokeo’s Famous People Birthday’s Page, we’ve wanted to have the most inclusive birthday page when considering who to showcase. Every day we feature 18 people (9 contemporary, 9 historical) and I wanted to highlight just a few of the fascinating people I learned about through this intensive people search process. Specifically, we’re spotlighting some of…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search

Moms Using the Web to Stay in Touch With Family

Written by July 16, 2015

Moms juggle more things on a daily basis than most CEOs. Between kids, carpooling, work, home, and family relationships (on top of a full-time job for many) it can be incredibly difficult to balance all the requirements of being a mom in the 21st century. Although the web can certainly distract from this mission, it can also…
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Posted in For the Family, People Search

The Twitter Primary

Written by July 7, 2015

Did you know that none of the Democratic presidential candidates follow @potus on twitter?  Or how about that the newsman that the most Republicans follow is Bret Baier? The Presidential Primary season is in full swing and we’re taking a look at some of the candidates’ Twitter Profiles to see what we can glean from…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends

6 Steps to Planning the Best Family Reunion Ever

Written by June 23, 2015

Statistics say that somewhere around 60% of Americans attend a family reunion annually. That’s more than 150,000,000 people! If you’re in charge of planning your family’s reunion this year (or every year) there’s no reason the next one can’t be the best yet. All it takes is a little planning. Spokeo has a long history helping…
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Posted in For the Family, News Flash, People Search, Spokeo Reunions