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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Jul 08

Top Searched Celebs of June 2014

by Spokeo • July 8, 2014

Who’s who on the web this summer? If the month of June was any indication, sports reign supreme this season. Using Spokeo’s vast network of data and information from hundreds of thousands of people searches, here’s a look at the top-searched celebrities of June 2014. Cristiano Ronaldo How you feel about Ronaldo right now probably […]

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Jun 18

7 Players to Know in the 2014 World Cup

by Spokeo • June 18, 2014

The world’s been waiting four long years for the next couple of weeks and the soccer decks are stacked. Between dominant Brazil’s home-field advantage and an international roster of talent that’s nary been seen at a World Cup before, this year’s event should be one to remember. Whether you’re a die-hard soccer (ahem, excuse us, […]

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Jun 05

Spokeo Famous People: Carrie Underwood

by Spokeo • June 5, 2014

There was one clear winner at last night’s CMT awards–Carrie Underwood. Not only did the American Idol champion take home her third straight “Video of the Year” award, but she’s now CMT’s top winner with 11 buckles under her “belt.” She’s on a role after she and Miranda Lambert closed the show at both last night’s […]

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May 20

Celebrities Responsible for Changing U.S. Name Trends – Boy Names Edition

by Spokeo • May 20, 2014

Baby names have been all over the news lately, most notably that “Noah” unseated “Jacob” as the most popular boys’ name after a decade-plus run at the top of the list. As baby names trend away from more traditional ones (looking at you, Michael, king of the chart for nearly 40 years) it’s interesting to […]

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May 08

Top Searched Celebs of April 2014

by Vanessa • May 8, 2014

Who’s winning Spokeo’s popularity contest this spring? Of course, lots of folks use people search engines to look up loved ones and friends, but plenty of people actually use them to find out more about their favorite celebrity names. Inspired by everything from headlines to life milestones, to broken hearts, these are the celebrities people […]

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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 […]

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