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Mar 26

SPOKEO ANNOUNCES 2015 SEARCH ANGEL AWARD NOMINATIONS AT THE 36th AMERICAN ADOPTION CONGRESS INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL CONFERENCE

by Vanessa • March 26, 2015

Nominations Are Now Open For Volunteers Who Help Individuals Search for Their Families PASADENA, Calif. (March 26, 2015) – Spokeo, the leading people search service, has launched the call for 2015 Spokeo Search Angel Award nominations. For the third year in a row, the program is recognizing and rewarding the search angels who donate their time, […]

Posted in Community Outreach, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Press Releases, Spokeo Search Angels

Mar 24

Find Your Celebrity Birthday Twin: Introducing Famous People Birthdays

by Vanessa • March 24, 2015

Our birthdays say so much about us. “What’s your sign?” is one of the most common questions when trying to get to know someone. Sharing a birthday can create a special bond between two people. Here to serve you with all of your celebrity knowledge needs, Spokeo has launched a new page that helps you […]

Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, People Search Trends

Mar 19

Celebrate Female Firsts this Women’s History Month

by Spokeo • March 19, 2015

“Behind every good man is a great woman,” goes the saying, but what about women who stand on their own? March is Women’s History Month and we think there’s no better time to celebrate the fearlessness, the tenacity, and the achievements of some pretty amazing women. For every woman out there breaking down barriers and […]

Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends

Mar 17

6 Celebs You Didn’t Know Were Irish

by Spokeo • March 17, 2015

Some Irish celebs are open about their Irish heritage, and some have accents that can’t be denied (we’re looking at you, Colin Farrell and Jamie Dornan!) But in honor of this Irish holiday we thought it’d be fun to shine the spotlight on some quietly Irish celebrities. Betcha didn’t know the following six famous faces have […]

Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search

Mar 12

Spokeo at the AngelBeat IT Seminar in San Diego

by Vanessa • March 12, 2015

Last week, Spokeo’s own Aaron Taylor, presented at the San Diego AngelBeat IT Seminar. Other companies in attendance included Mitel, Microsoft, US Navy, TaylorMade Golf, Google, San Diego State University and more! Aaron is the Director of our Customer Care department and has a wealth of experience running call centers. He co-presented with Mitel on […]

Posted in News Flash

Mar 10

Amazing Relationship Stories of Same-Named People

by Spokeo • March 10, 2015

It’s always weird and wonderful to encounter someone with your same first name…and totally off-putting to meet someone with the same first and last name! Thanks to social media and people search engines like Spokeo it’s now easier than ever to find out who shares your name and see what similarities you might have in […]

Posted in News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends

Mar 04

Spokeo Reunions: Linda Finds an Old Friend

by Vanessa • March 4, 2015

We love hearing and sharing stories about how people have used Spokeo to find someone who was missing in their life. Usually it’s someone looking for family, but every once in a while, we’re touched by a story from someone who found a person that means just as much–or more, than family. Linda was that person. […]

Posted in News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Spokeo Reunions

Feb 27

FCC Decision on Net Neutrality

by Vanessa • February 27, 2015

Chances are, if you were online yesterday you read about at least one of three things: 1. #theDress (turns out it IS blue/black), 2. Llamas on the loose! or finally, about the historic decision by the Federal Communications Commission on net neutrality   In sum, the FCC’s decision approves a proposal that would treat the […]

Posted in News Flash, Tech Watch, The Spokeo Perspective

Feb 25

Site Maintenance – We’re back!

by Vanessa • February 25, 2015

If you visited Spokeo this morning, you were greeted with an unexpected error message noting that Spokeo was down for maintenance. We’re excited to report that we’re back and ready to meet all of your people searching needs today. The outage was unfortunately an error on the part of one of our vendors, but we’ve […]

Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash

Feb 24

Look Up Online Acquaintances with Spokeo

by Spokeo • February 24, 2015

The internet is the new meeting spot, the new town hall, the new singles bar. The digital age offers more opportunities than ever before to meet new people whether they live around the corner, or around the globe and we think that’s terrific! We could all benefit from a little outside influence from time to […]

Posted in News Flash, People Search, Protecting Yourself