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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 […]

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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

Sep 05

Spokeo Reunions: One Night of Searching Leads to Years of Memories

by Vanessa • September 5, 2014

Latesha had been disconnected from her father’s family for more than 20 years. She’d used Spokeo in the past for other things, but one evening she decided it was time to do some searching for family. She had a few names she knew for certain and began to type those into the Spokeo Search bar, […]

Posted in News Flash, People Search, Spokeo Reunions

Sep 03

Five Celebs Taking Over Tech

by Spokeo • September 3, 2014

Celebrities have long had friendly relationship with the tech industry. The quickest shortcut to skyrocketing gadget sales is a coveted celebrity endorsements and likewise, the young-and-rich are well-suited for risky startup tech investments. Last week, Jessica Alba and her eco-friendly household products startup, the Honest Company (originally online-only), celebrated a big win announcing a $70 million funding round […]

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

Aug 26

6 Summer Movies With Major Social Media Build Up

by Spokeo • August 26, 2014

The Emmy’s are over, and soon all of the conversations about prime time television will be too. As summer winds down, we can assert that it’s been all about the blockbusters this season for entertainment fans. Movie buzz is becoming more and more social every year and a few flicks really stood out in 2014 […]

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

Aug 22

Spokeo Kids Day!

by Vanessa • August 22, 2014

Last Friday, the Spokeo team hosted almost 30 kids for a day of fun, learning and bonding! The children of Spokeo’s employees arrived at the Spokeo offices early in the morning for a fun celebration of “take your kids to work day.” The day’s activities included a family tree building session, arts and crafts, an office tour, games, […]

Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash

Aug 15

Spokeo Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge!

by Melissa Barto • August 15, 2014

This week, Spokeo joined the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that is sweeping the nation. It all started when fellow Pasadena tech company, Central Desktop, challenged our staff to take the icy shower. We were happy to oblige in the name of raising money for an amazing non-profit. In fact, we are donating $1,000 to The […]

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