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Nov 25

Safety Trips for Traveling Internationally

by Spokeo • November 25, 2014

Thanksgiving week is supposed to be one of the busiest travel weeks of the entire year. AAA said that it expects 46.3 million Americans to travel more then 500 miles for the holiday!! As wonderful as it is to see family and enjoy turkey and football, we’re sure that while you’re standing in the security line […]

Posted in News Flash, People Search, Protecting Yourself

Nov 18

Guest Post: Tracking Down Family Members with Spokeo

by Spokeo • November 18, 2014

Spokeo is excited to feature a new series of guest posts from bloggers each focusing on a different way to use Spokeo. Jennifer Medeiros is a mom blogger who covers tech, travel, parenting and recipes. You can follow her at http://www.makobiscribe.com  How long has it been since your family got together? I’m not talking about your immediate […]

Posted in For the Family, Guest Blog, News Flash, People Search

Nov 17

Spokeo Named #22 on LABJ: Fastest Growing Companies List

by Vanessa • November 17, 2014

The Los Angeles Business Journal recently revealed its 20th annual list of the 100 fastest growing private companies in Los Angeles County and guess who made the top 25??  Yes, your favorite Pasadena-based people search engine did! To qualify for the list, a company must have 2013 revenue of at least $5 million, be headquartered […]

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

Nov 04

Staying Connected: Tech Products for the Trip of a Lifetime

by Spokeo • November 4, 2014

Spokeo helps you connect with others, but if you’re planning a jaunt through Italy or an adventurous two weeks in South America, you might need help with staying connected in general. Whether you’re a skilled international traveler or just want to orchestrate a trip your family will never forget, technology is making the staying connected […]

Posted in News Flash, Tech Watch

Oct 31

Top Horror Movie Villains Who Share “Real People” Names

by Vanessa • October 31, 2014

Name, what’s in a name? We’re all stuck with our name from birth (Metta World Peace excluded) and most of us are lucky enough to have ones we like, or can at least live with, but it turns out, some are not. After doing a little digging into the most popular horror film villains, we […]

Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search

Oct 22

Top Ruby Contributor, Aaron Patterson, Visits Spokeo

by Spokeo • October 22, 2014

Simply put, Aaron Patterson is a tender loving code ninja and maestro of Ruby who our developers were lucky enough to spend the day with at the Spokeo offices in Pasadena last Friday. Having originally started out coding to impress women, Aaron’s greatest love affair to date began when he learned Ruby as a mod_perl […]

Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Spokeo in the News, Tech Watch, The Spokeo Perspective

Oct 01

Spokeo’s Harrison Tang named one of TechWeek’s 100

by Vanessa • October 1, 2014

Spokeo co-founder and CEO, Harrison Tang, joins the ranks of many other esteemed tech leaders on the Techweek 100! The Techweek100 is an annual list of the 100 most distinguished technology organizations and their leaders, and identifies those who have made a significant impact on the technology and innovation ecosystem in which they operate. Selections […]

Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Spokeo in the News, Tech Watch

Sep 24

Top Celebrity Weddings of Summer 2014

by Vanessa • September 24, 2014

It’s the second day of fall. The Spokeo interns are gone and our most of our staff is still jet lagged from one of our own wonderful weddings in Greece. Not only did Spokeo celebrate many weddings, but it was also a summer of many jaw-dropping, star-studded affairs. From the secret elopments, surprise fêtes and even […]

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

Sep 19

Spokeo Releases List of Top 50 Scholarships to Aid Students

by Vanessa • September 19, 2014

  Earlier this week, we proudly announced the winner of the second Spokeo Connections Scholarship and are already accepting entries for the third contest. Beyond providing our own bi-annual scholarship essay contest, we’re now excited to announce that we’re also helping connect college students to other resources that can help ease the pain of financing […]

Posted in Community Outreach, Connections Scholarship, News Flash, Newsroom

Sep 16

College of Idaho Sophomore, Darrell Falconburg, Wins Second Spokeo Scholarship

by Vanessa • September 16, 2014

Just a little less than one year ago, Spokeo kicked off it’s connections scholarship program and a few months later, we announced a Florida senior as the first winner. We’re at it again and are proud to announce the second deserving college student to take home (or dorm?) the cash. Out of 670 total essays […]

Posted in Connections Scholarship, News Flash, Newsroom