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Standing Up for American Values

Written by February 3, 2017

My co-founders and I have always believed that Spokeo should focus on innovation and not political commentary, as this is where we make the biggest impact on people’s lives. However, recent events have been made in haste that threaten the American values that we believe make this country great. The current administration’s executive order to…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Newsroom

A Four-legged Reunion

Written by January 17, 2017

  Pets are like family and for a dog or cat owner, there’s no scarier thought than your pet going missing. Unfortunately, pets stray from home much more often than we could have though. According to Petfinder, the American Humane Society estimates that there are over 10 million stolen or lost dogs and cats in the U.S….
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Posted in For the Family, News Flash, Spokeo Reunions

Top Name Searches of 2016

Written by January 11, 2017

Remember the line: “What’s in a name?” famously portrayed in William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet? At Spokeo, names are everything. We facilitate thousands of name searches (and phone and email and address too!) to help people connect or reunite with loved ones, family members and even potential customers. And since we help more than 18 million visitors per…
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Posted in Awards & Accolades, Famous People Search, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search Trends

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 16, 2016

Spokeo is ranked #309 on the Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500™ list, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. The Technology Fast 500™ award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2012 to 2015. Spokeo grew 239 percent during this…
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Posted in Awards & Accolades, News Flash, Newsroom, Press Releases

Tech Talent Tuesday: Xilong (Backend)

Written by November 15, 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: Xilong Title: Senior Software Developer (joined Spokeo…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Tech Talent Tuesday

Spokeo CEO Shows You How to Crush Any Challenge You Face on the Awesome Office Show

Written by October 26, 2016

After years of overcoming challenges – both in business and in life – Spokeo CEO Harrison Tang had a realization. “Problems aren’t problems themselves, it’s how you deal with them.” That’s according to a new interview with Harrison for The Awesome Office Show, a podcast that approaches leadership and entrepreneurship through the lens of culture…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Spokeo in the News

Spokeo Awarded Technology Company of the Year by the Asian Business Association

Written by October 14, 2016

On September 28, our CEO Harrison Tang was honored with the “Technology Company of the Year Award” from the Asian Business Association (ABA), LA Chapter, during the 40th annual awards banquet. Each year, ABA honors leaders and corporations in the Asian American business community that provide opportunities for Asian American entrepreneurs to flourish. In his acceptance speech,…
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Posted in Awards & Accolades, News Flash, Newsroom

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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