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Mar 31

Cesar Chavez Day – Yes We can!

by Vanessa • March 31, 2014

On March 31, the states of California, Texas and Colorado officially observe Cesar Chavez Day. Cesar Chavez was born on March 31, 1927 and was a civil rights activist who fought for the rights of migrant workers in California. Along with fellow activist, Dolores Huerta, Chavez  founded the National Farm Workers Association which served to […]

Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash

Mar 25

Spokeo Research: Mobile Migration Map Explains City’s Out-of-Towners

by Vanessa • March 25, 2014

Spokeo is constantly looking for new methods to make data useful for those who want  to learn more about people. This month, we’ve taken mobile phone area codes and used them to map out city landscapes in terms of “out-of-towners.” Specifically, we took the area codes of mobile phone numbers linked to specific addresses and […]

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Mar 13

Top 5 Most-Searched Celebs of February 2014

by Vanessa • March 13, 2014

From the winter Olympics to the best in awards shows, and even New York Fashion Week, February was a busy month for celebs to see and be seen. Some A-listers have become ubiquitous with fame as of late (read: “Kardashian”) but for others, their names pop up at specific moments in time. We’ll be compiling […]

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

Mar 03

Spokeo Introduces Business Search

by Vanessa • March 3, 2014

We’ve got all of your people search needs COVERED! In addition to name search, phone search, email search, and address search, Spokeo is now offering you the ability to access business searches! Spokeo users who already have a Spokeo membership will now see a new “business” tab in your search results. Upon clicking this tab, […]

Posted in News Flash, Newsroom, Press Releases, Spokeo for Business

Feb 27

Who’s Who in Oscar Nominations

by Vanessa • February 27, 2014

It’s that time of year when all your clothes smell like popcorn and you’re tuned to the latest in entertainment news. Why? Because our favorites in the movie and tv biz are raking in the accolades. Awards season  will peak this weekend with the Academy Awards (Sunday, March, 2nd) so the time has come to […]

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Feb 20

New Updates to Spokeo Reverse Address Search!

by Vanessa • February 20, 2014

Here at Spokeo, we offer our users a variety of search types to suit your various needs, from name search, to email search, and even phone search! Our newest search type, Reverse Address Search, was recently updated to provide you with even more opportunities to learn about a potential new neighborhood or get to know […]

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Feb 19

Spokeo Rewards Team Creativity with I.C.E. Competition

by Vanessa • February 19, 2014

Last December, a select group of Spokeo leaders created a friendly competition for Spokeo staffers to Innovate, Collaborate and Execute (ICE) together. The competition encouraged Spokeans to pull together with individuals from across a variety of departments to showcase their ingenuity and creativity. Self-selected teams were required to ideate a new product encompassing the three […]

Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash

Feb 05

SPOKEO REVEALS 71% OF AMERICANS ARE WILLING TO RESEARCH THEIR DATES OR POTENTIAL DATES TO FEEL SAFER

by Vanessa • February 5, 2014

AS VALENTINES DAY APPROACHES, SPOKEO REVEALS 71% OF AMERICANS ARE WILLING TO RESEARCH THEIR DATES OR POTENTIAL DATES TO FEEL SAFER To Assist Romantic Hopefuls in Search of a Perfect Mate, Spokeo Collaborates with Cyber Dating Expert, Julie Spira, Revealing Exclusive Dating Research Findings about Dating and Safety LOS ANGELES (February, 5 2014) — With Valentine’s Day […]

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Feb 03

SPOKEO KICKS OFF 2014 ADOPTION SEARCH ANGEL AWARDS

by Vanessa • February 3, 2014

Call for Nominations Open For Volunteers Who Help Individuals Search for Their Families  PASADENA, Calif. (February 3, 2014) – Spokeo, the leading people search service, today announced a call for nominations for the 2014 Spokeo Search Angel Awards. Now in its second year, the program brings together leaders in the adoption, foster care and search […]

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

Jan 23

Univ. of Central Florida Senior, Ashley Dillon, Wins Spokeo’s First Connections Scholarship

by Vanessa • January 23, 2014

Last September, we announced the Spokeo Connections Scholarship with an award of $1,000 for the college student who wrote the best, 1,000-word piece about our designated topics surrounding relationships, data and people. After our review team filtered through more than 550 entries, our final review board chose between 6 excellent finalists. The winning essay not […]

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