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Sep 23

Celebrity Watching & Researching

by Vanessa • September 23, 2013

  People watching is one of my favorite past times, the other is celebrity watching.   One of the best places to get a front row view of celebs in their element is of course televised award shows. Every fall, I can count on award season to feed my celeb-watching craving.  The Emmy awards show is […]

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Sep 19

International Talk Like a Pirate Day – Arggh Favorite Pirates

by Vanessa • September 19, 2013

September is full of interesting holidays. Think our recent Programmer’s Day, and yesterday’s National Cheeseburger Day. Today, we celebrate “International Talk Like a Pirate Day.” Given the big iOS7 update yesterday and tomorrow’s public release of the iPhone 5s, we figured we ask Siri to share her favorite pirates. She came back with the following: Wow Siri! […]

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Sep 18

To Catch A Thief: Reverse Phone Search (A True Story)

by Vanessa • September 18, 2013

Years after her mother had passed, Dian had still yet to enter the room or move any of the treasured belongings. She decided that it was finally time and opened her home up to a person in need. She took on a new roommate, Wendy, who’d come to Florida from Atlanta. Unfortunately it didn’t work […]

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Sep 13

Happy Programmer’s Day – Spokeo Programmer Q&A

by Vanessa • September 13, 2013

Today is Friday the 13th, but more importantly, it’s programmer’s day! Now, if Jason Vorhees were a programmer by trade, instead of a hockey-masked murderer, that would lead to one heckuva celebration. Since that’s not the case, instead we’ll kick off with a quick Q&A from one of our fierce female programmers, Asma. She’s been […]

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Sep 12

Spokeo Mobile Refresh: Keeping Smartphone Search Simple

by Vanessa • September 12, 2013

    Today, we’re excited to unveil a new smartphone experience for Spokeo.  It features a simple and sleek skin that enables less typing and tapping, and delivers a more direct path to the information you want (come to think of it, the new look would pair nicely with a green iPhone 5c, see image). […]

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Sep 11

Making the Most of Your Search: Watching Your Quotas

by Miriam • September 11, 2013

Spokeo’s new look makes it easier than ever to make the most of your searches and keep track of how many searches you’ve performed. As a premium user, simply go to your Account menu in the top right-hand corner of the site and select “Usage”. Here, you can track how many of each searches you’ve […]

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Sep 10

Calling All Fashion Bloggers to Spokeo, The Power Research Tool

by Vanessa • September 10, 2013

This year Fashion Week NYC 2013 kicked off on September 5, and continues through Wednesday.  I like reading NYC-based news sites and some blogs to get the scoop on the week’s events. Living in LA, it comes off as a very indulgent experience but one that I may need to see first hand some day. […]

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Sep 09

Making the Most of Your Search: Saving Information

by Miriam • September 9, 2013

Spokeo people search offers premium users a wealth of information, whether through the name, phone, email, username, or address searches. When you start a search, we want you to spend less time documenting the information you have, and more time gaining information from our service.  The best way to do this is by taking a […]

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Sep 03

Spokeo Announces Connections Scholarship

by Vanessa • September 3, 2013

Summer may be the time to slow down and have some fun, and though Spokeo is great at relaxing, we haven’t let the summer slow our community efforts down. Even after our fun family picnic, we made sure our snacks went to help others in need. Today, we’re proud to announce a new effort to […]

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Aug 27

Back to School Reminder: Do Your Research

by Miriam • August 27, 2013

Summer is ending (for some of you, it may have already ended). You know exactly what that means: school’s in. This not only means a little bit more quiet time for stay-at-home moms and dads, but also new teachers, new activities, and new coaches for your children. As such, it’s important to ensure these new […]

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