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Jun 12

Empowering Spokeo’s Users

by Harrison • June 12, 2012

Six years ago, my Stanford roommates and I built Spokeo to help us keep in touch with friends across a dizzying array of social networks. We are honored today to be at the helm of a principal destination for millions of Americans searching for and looking to connect with others. Like any startup, we grow […]

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May 16

People Search: Privacy Identity Innovation Summit #pii2012

by Vanessa • May 16, 2012

Spokeo CSO, Emanuel Pleitez participated in a fireside chat earlier today at the Privacy Identity Innovation Summit in Seattle focusing on protecting privacy while enabling new technologies and business models.  Take a look at some of the others at the conference: * Larry Downes: internet analyst and author * Anne Toth: Head of Privacy at Google+, former Chief Trust Officer at […]

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May 14

Top 10 People Searches – NBA Players

by Katie • May 14, 2012

The NBA is in the playoffs! The East and the West teams are duking it out, but only one team will be victorious. Is your favorite team in the running (we have a lot of Clippers and Lakers fans in our office)? Follow the playoffs bracket here, and check out the top 10 NBA players […]

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May 11

Top 10 People Searches – Celebrity Moms

by Katie • May 11, 2012

They’re talented, they’re beautiful, and they’re mothers! Let’s take a look at the top ten celebrity moms.      Top 10 Celebrity Moms*: 1. Sarah Michelle Gellar – became widely known for her role as Buffy Summers on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer; Sarah is married to actor Freddie Prinze, Jr., is the mother of […]

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May 07

Top 10 People Searches – TV & Movie Moms

by Katie • May 7, 2012

Mother’s Day is coming up! Today we have the top moms from television and film. Some of these characters may be fictional, but we can all relate to them and they’ve helped shape the family values and culture we share. Top 10 TV & Movie Moms*: 1. Lauren Graham – Lorelai Gilmore on Gilmore Girls […]

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May 04

Top 10 People Searches – Cinco de Mayo Edition

by Katie • May 4, 2012

Cinco de Mayo is this weekend (bring on the margaritas), and it’s the 150 year anniversary! Cinco de Mayo celebrates the 1862 Battle of Puebla, when the Mexican army defeated the French forces. Today, Cinco de Mayo is observed in the United States as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride; this week’s list includes […]

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May 01

Top 10 People Searches – April 2012

by Katie • May 1, 2012

May is here! And I’ve got the top 10 people searches of April for you. Check out the list below: 10. Taylor Swift – The rumors are false, Taylor Swift did not get a boob job. She did, however, earn three CMT Music Awards nominations. Congrats! 9. Niall Horan – Niall Horan is one of […]

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Apr 23

Top 10 People Searches – Eco-friendly Celebs

by Katie • April 23, 2012

Earth Day was celebrated on Sunday, and it’s always a great way to increase awareness of environmental issues and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment. This week’s list focuses on the top 10 eco-friendly celebrities who are currently in the news. Top 10 Eco-friendly Celebrities: 1. Al Gore – served as the 45th Vice President […]

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Apr 19

Happy Birthday to Us: Spokeo’s 6th Anniversary!

by Patrick • April 19, 2012

Happy Birthday…to us! As I mentioned in a recent blog, Spokeo turned 6 this month. For the growing team, those of us who’ve been here since the beginning and the new additions, it’s an exciting milestone. There’s no doubt about it: we’ve come a long way in 6 years. Although it sounds cliché, Spokeo began […]

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Apr 17

Top 10 People Searches – Business People

by Katie • April 17, 2012

Hopefully it isn’t news to you that today is Tax Day (if it is… file away!). It can be a stressful and even dangerous time for many, so take a break from your hectic day and read up on the current top 10 business people who are in the news. Top 10 Business People: 1. […]

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