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Spokeo’s Leadership Summit

Written by April 3, 2015

Earlier this week, Spokeo’s leadership team got together for some planning and bonding at the annual leadership summit. Spokeo’s 25 team leads started the day by sharing the latest updates and roadmaps of the future. We ended the day with a team challenge to foster bonding and unlock our own inner-creative genius. Inspired by OK…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash


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

Find Your Celebrity Birthday Twin: Introducing Famous People Birthdays

Written by 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…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, People Search Trends

Celebrate Female Firsts this Women’s History Month

Written by 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…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends

6 Celebs You Didn’t Know Were Irish

Written by 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…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search

Spokeo at the AngelBeat IT Seminar in San Diego

Written by 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…
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Amazing Relationship Stories of Same-Named People

Written by 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…
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Posted in News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends

Spokeo Reunions: Linda Finds an Old Friend

Written by 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….
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Posted in News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Spokeo Reunions

FCC Decision on Net Neutrality

Written by 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…
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Posted in News Flash, Tech Watch, The Spokeo Perspective

Site Maintenance – We’re back!

Written by 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…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash