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August Birthdays of Note

Written by August 4, 2015

Ever since the inception of Spokeo’s Famous People Birthday’s Page, we’ve wanted to have the most inclusive birthday page when considering who to showcase. Every day we feature 18 people (9 contemporary, 9 historical) and I wanted to highlight just a few of the fascinating people I learned about through this intensive people search process. Specifically, we’re spotlighting some of…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search

The Twitter Primary

Written by July 7, 2015

Did you know that none of the Democratic presidential candidates follow @potus on twitter?  Or how about that the newsman that the most Republicans follow is Bret Baier? The Presidential Primary season is in full swing and we’re taking a look at some of the candidates’ Twitter Profiles to see what we can glean from…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends

Monday is National Best Friends Day – Celebrating with Famous Celebrity Besties!

Written by June 5, 2015

We know, to day is National Donut Day and the whole country is talking about it, BUT, Monday is National Best Friends Day! So make sure you make plans to grab: a pizza (or a donut!) to share, your phone for some selfies, and – most importantly – your best friend while you look through our…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends

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

Fascinating Backstories of 2015 Oscar Nominees

Written by February 19, 2015

The 87th annual Academy Awards this Sunday, February 22nd are set to be some of the best in years. Thanks to the addition of five extra Best Picture nominees in the category a few years ago, the Oscars have drawn in record-breaking TV audiences and landed quirky hosts like Neil Patrick Harris. This year’s Oscar nominees…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends

Top Horror Movie Villains Who Share “Real People” Names

Written by October 31, 2014

Name, what’s in a name? We’re all stuck with our name from birth (Metta World Peace excluded) and most of us are lucky enough to have ones we like, or can at least live with, but it turns out, some are not. After doing a little digging into the most popular horror film villains, we…
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Spokeo’s Harrison Tang named one of TechWeek’s 100

Written by 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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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Spokeo in the News, Tech Watch

Top Celebrity Weddings of Summer 2014

Written by 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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