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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

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

New to Spokeo: Property Owners & Residents

Written by June 29, 2016

A premium reverse address search on Spokeo has always helped you figure out who’s connected to a certain address, but we’re proud to say that we’ve taken it even one step further. Spokeo now also helps you distinguish between a property owner and a resident and even helps you sort out previous from current residents on applicable address…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Product Highlights & Updates

Tech Talent Tuesday: Austin

Written by June 21, 2016

Today we’re excited for you to get to know one of Spokeo’s true MVP’s. Name: Austin Nick Name: “That Loud Dude Over There” Title: “Lead Software Architect” (Was this your original title at Spokeo?) – Original title was: Senior Software Engineer Tell us about your job. What do you do?: I lead two development teams that…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Tech Talent Tuesday

Spokeo Expands Address Maps!

Written by June 9, 2016

 In an effort to continuously provide better tools and data for our customers, we’re happy to report that Spokeo now provides an even better experience with our address maps! To access the new and improved maps, simply click on the “Browse Map” link in the bottom right corner of the map in your address profile…
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Posted in News Flash, People Search, Product Highlights & Updates

Separated by a Hurricane, Reunited by Spokeo

Written by June 2, 2016

Marva and Joyce were roommates in Mississippi for two years in the seventies, but stayed in touch for a long time after Marva moved and settled in California. They even enjoyed visiting with one another when Marva returned to Mississippi on occasion. One day as Marva was planning another trip back, she called her old…
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Posted in For the Family, News Flash, People Search, Spokeo Reunions

Spokeo Introduces Advanced Search Filters

Written by May 31, 2016

If you’re a regular Spokeo user, you’ve probably noticed that we’ve added some new bells and whistles to help you with your search needs — additional search filters to narrow down results! Users can now filter with: First Name Middle Initial / Name Last Name Age Range Street, City, State Phone Email Relative’s First and/or…
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Posted in News Flash, Product Highlights & Updates

Spokeo Helps A Good Samaritan Save Family Memories

Written by May 26, 2016

We’re always proud to be a tool that helps old friends or family reconnect, but it’s very fun to hear stories about how Spokeo helps strangers connect in very special ways. Pat received a package from a shipping company that had evidently been broken in transit. He received hi items in a new box, but…
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Posted in For the Family, News Flash, People Search

Let’s Get “Real”: A Simplified Discussion of SCOTUS’ Decision in Spokeo Inc. v Robins

Written by May 23, 2016

Last Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) announced its 6-2 ruling in favor of Spokeo in Spokeo Inc. v. Robins. The focus of the case is defining the “injury in fact” that the Constitution requires a plaintiff to demonstrate in order to institute a lawsuit in federal court. In particular, the question was…
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Posted in News Flash, Press Releases, Privacy Unplugged, Spokeo in the News