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A Natural Disaster Helps Reunite Old Friends

Written by January 29, 2016

From left to right: Pam and Sandra (back row), Jay and Fred (front row) Their 1978 Bowling Team It’s common for friends to lose touch or go their separate ways, especially when people move a few states away. This is a heartwarming story about two couples that were good friends that lost touch after moving…
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Posted in People Search, Spokeo Reunions

To Catch a Thief: Spokeo Helps Track Down a Credit Card Hacker

Written by January 21, 2016

Nearly half of Americans have had their credit card hacked, according to research from the Ponemon Institute. Mary-Kathryn found herself in that unfortunate situation after $3,000 was stolen from her husband’s credit card. Mary-Kathryn’s credit card company called them to explain that someone had used her husband’s credit card information to wire transfer money fraudulently…
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Posted in News Flash, People Search, Protecting Yourself

Adoptees Find a Whole New World of Resources in the Digital Age

Written by November 23, 2015

November is National Adoption Awareness Month. Every year in the U.S. upwards of 10,000 children are adopted by American families. These adoptions come from all over the world, but most actually take place exclusively with American parents. Some studies estimate as many as 2.5% of all American citizens are adopted. Open adoptions – agreements that give…
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Posted in For the Family, News Flash, People Search, Spokeo Search Angels

Celebrities Who Do Halloween Better Than You Do Anything

Written by October 30, 2015

Celebrities, in general, aren’t exactly known for their understated fashion sense, but Halloween brings out a whole different side of people. Celebs love Halloween because they’re used to pretending to be something they’re not…and who doesn’t love a good costume? Some famous folks, though, love Halloween more than your average six year old. Here are…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search

Why Maintaining Family Relationships is More Important Than Ever

Written by August 27, 2015

In theory, connecting with family is easier today than it’s ever been before. We’ve got cell phones, Facebook, email…at times it almost feels impossible to avoid family! But in a world where our increasing interconnectivity may actually be leaving us all a little lacking for deep, meaningful relationships, where do our families fit in? In…
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Posted in For the Family, News Flash, People Search

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

Version 9.0 Launches Following Spokeo’s Migration to Amazon Web Services

Written by July 29, 2015

Have you noticed any new options available to you while searching on Spokeo in the last few weeks? Or perhaps better and faster results when you search a name? Spokeo recently released version 9.0 to all of the premium users and we’re very excited about what it means for you!   All About Version 9.0…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search

2015 Spokeo Search Angel Awards Honor Three Devoted Volunteers

Written by July 21, 2015

Leading People Search Engine Recognizes Search Angels For Their Efforts In Reconnecting Adult Adoptees and Their Families Nationwide Pasadena, Calif., July 22, 2015 – Spokeo (www.spokeo.com), the leading people search engine, along with an advisory committee comprised of leaders from a variety of adoption organizations, today announced three honorees for the Annual Spokeo Search Angel Awards: Kimberley…
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Posted in Community Outreach, For the Family, Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Press Releases, Spokeo Reunions, Spokeo Search Angels

Moms Using the Web to Stay in Touch With Family

Written by July 16, 2015

Moms juggle more things on a daily basis than most CEOs. Between kids, carpooling, work, home, and family relationships (on top of a full-time job for many) it can be incredibly difficult to balance all the requirements of being a mom in the 21st century. Although the web can certainly distract from this mission, it can also…
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Posted in For the Family, 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