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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

Jul 22

Afraid You’re Being Catfished? Here’s What to Do.

by Spokeo • July 22, 2014

It’s worrisome to trust people you meet online nowadays. Between online dating, social networking sites, and online classifieds sites like Craiglist, it’s almost inevitable someone will try to catfish you at some point. Don’t know what “catfishing” even means? You’re way behind the curve (and you should probably stop sending money to that Nigerian prince that emailed you). […]

Posted in People Search, People Search Trends, Protecting Yourself

Jul 16

Spokeo Launches Version 8.0: Responsive Design

by Vanessa • July 16, 2014

If you frequent the Spokeo site, you may have noticed some very pleasant changes lately. Over the past few days, we’ve been proudly rolling out version 8.0 of our site. What does 8.0 entail? A lot of prettier finishes, but mostly responsive design! What does responsive design mean to you, the user? Responsive design is […]

Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Press Releases

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 […]

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

Jun 27

Technology and Reunions

by Vanessa • June 27, 2014

It’s obvious. Here at Spokeo, we love reunions and we love technology. We especially love when technology is responsible for making reunions happen. Our product is dedicated to helping individuals research one another in hopes that we’ll bring more people together. We’ve dedicated ourselves to supporting the volunteers that reunite adoptees and their families through our Spokeo […]

Posted in News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends, Spokeo Reunions

Jun 09

How are Colleges Using Social Media to Keep Tabs on Students?

by Spokeo • June 9, 2014

College is great. It’s a time for freedom, for exploration, for extreme pressure coming at you from all directions…. Wait, what? Now that we’re all living our lives digitally (read: visibly) at all times even college students need to stay on top of their social media personas. Colleges are quickly realizing social media is a […]

Posted in News Flash, People Search

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 […]

Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search

May 21

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

by Spokeo • May 21, 2014

Yesterday, we told you about who we think was responsible for the recent changes in baby boy name trends. From hot action heroes to swoon-worthy romantics and even real, life princes, the rich, the famous and even the fictitious have influenced the names of babies for decades. Today we bring you the celebrity muses behind the most popular […]

Posted in News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends